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Dentists warn of the dangers of DIY brace videos on YouTube

Dentists warn of the dangers of DIY brace videos on YouTube

Dentists have issued warnings over the safety of DIY brace videos published and shared on social media sites like YouTube. Eddie Crouch, vice chair of the British Dental Association, said that the videos can be incredibly harmful, as poorly-fitted braces can cause the teeth to fall out. Some of the DIY tutorials that have been […]


Relief for patients as health board confirms Builth Wells dental clinic will not close

Relief for patients as health board confirms Builth Wells dental clinic will not close

Dental patients in Builth Wells are breathing a sigh of relief after the Powys Teaching Health Board confirmed that the town’s dental clinic will remain open. A number of residents raised concerns about the availability of dental care after mydentist announced that its Builth Wells practice would close. The health board has now confirmed that […]


1 in 4 people in Scarborough and Ryedale have never attempted to book an NHS dental appointment, survey reveals

1 in 4 people in Scarborough and Ryedale have never attempted to book an NHS dental appointment, survey reveals

One in four people living in Scarborough and Ryedale have never attempted to book an NHS dental appointment, a new survey has revealed. A GP Patient’s Survey showed that 24% of participants had never tried to make an appointment with an NHS dentist, with a growing number choosing to see a private dentist. The figure […]


Poole fishermen receive free dental care

Poole fishermen receive free dental care

Fishermen in Poole have been provided with dental care free of charge as part of a new project run by Dentaid in partnership with the Seafarers’ Hospital Society and the Fishermen’s Mission. Fishermen often find it difficult to see a dentist due to the hours they work, but a mobile unit located at Quayside is […]


Standards of oral health improve in Surrey, as rates of childhood decay fall

Standards of oral health improve in Surrey, as rates of childhood decay fall

Standards of oral health are improving in Surrey, according to recent research conducted by Public Health England. The latest statistics show that 13 percent of children in the county have signs of decay. This is more than 10 percent lower than the national average. The latest figure for childhood decay also represents a decrease of […]


Australian dentist highlights the dental damage caused by drinking alcohol

Australian dentist highlights the dental damage caused by drinking alcohol

Most people are aware that drinking can result in headaches and nausea, but have you ever thought about how alcohol affects your smile? Australian dentist, Dr Lewis Ehrlich, recently uploaded a photograph to his Facebook page to highlight the dangers of frequent or binge drinking. Many people are aware that eating sweets and drinking pop […]


Newcastle Based Beautician fined over £1000 for Illegal Dentistry

Newcastle Based Beautician fined over £1000 for Illegal Dentistry

A Newcastle based beautician pleaded guilty to offering tooth whitening illegally, which led to her being fined over £1,100. Leanne Cranston, operating via her business Vanity Salon at her home, was ordered to pay the fine as well as the General Dental Council’s legal costs after being caught by GDC investigators working undercover saying she […]


West Midlands Police release CCTV footage after Sheldon dentist is stabbed with scissors and thieves steal Rolex watch

West Midlands Police release CCTV footage after Sheldon dentist is stabbed with scissors and thieves steal Rolex watch

West Midlands Police have released CCTV footage following a robbery at a dental practice in Sheldon in June. Police officers have released footage in a bid to encourage anyone who has any information about the incident to get in touch. Masked thieves stormed into the surgery, which is located on Sheaf Lane, on June 28th. […]


Builth Wells practice to close due to dentist shortage

Builth Wells practice to close due to dentist shortage

A dental practice in Builth Wells will close at the end of this month due to a shortage of dentists, it has been revealed. The town’s mydentist practice, which is located at Glan Irfon Health and Social Care Centre in Love Lane, is the latest in a series of mydentist clinics to close amid widespread […]


Patients in Victoria waiting years for dental treatment

Patients in Victoria waiting years for dental treatment

Patients in the state of Victoria in Australia are waiting up to four years for treatment, new data has revealed. Recently, the Victoria branch of the Australian Dental Association released data obtained under the Freedom of Information Act. The information confirmed that some patients had waited up to 48 months for general dental treatment. Chief […]