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Pregnant women urged to keep up to date with dental checks

Pregnant women urged to keep up to date with dental checks

You usually associate pregnancy with morning sickness, back pain and fatigue, but dentists are keen to alert expectant mothers to the increased risk of dental health issues. If you’re pregnant, hormonal changes that occur in the body can put you at risk of gum disease. Gum disease is not just a common cause of bleeding […]


Health bodies criticise decision not to expand HPV vaccination programme

Health bodies criticise decision not to expand HPV vaccination programme

Health bodies and campaign groups have criticised a decision not to expand the HPV vaccination programme to include teenage boys. Representatives from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) recently suggested that extending the programme was “highly unlikely to be cost-effective”, angering health bodies and campaigners who called for the vaccine to be made […]


Australian dentist makes trips to the clinic fun with new dinosaur-shaped dental chair

Australian dentist makes trips to the clinic fun with new dinosaur-shaped dental chair

An Australian dentist has gone the extra mile to make dental trips fun for kids by investing in a chair shaped like a dinosaur. Kim Hunter, from Erskine Park Dental, has installed a bright green and yellow dinosaur-shaped dental chair in the treatment room to encourage children to have fun at the dentist and help […]


Good news for dental patients on the Isle of Lewis, as new clinic opening is announced

Good news for dental patients on the Isle of Lewis, as new clinic opening is announced

There’s good news on the horizon for patients on the Isle of Lewis after it was confirmed that a new clinic is set to open in Stornoway. The news will come as welcome relief from the agony of having to wait for months, even years to register with a local dentist. Dr Sridhar Kalvakuntla, from […]


Kenilworth dental burglar is jailed

Kenilworth dental burglar is jailed

A burglar who broke into a dental practice in Kenilworth and made off with three purses has been jailed. Darren McKinlay, who was described as a ‘professional burglar’ in court, was jailed for three years after being found guilty of stealing from Kenilworth Dental Practice. McKinlay stole three purses and subsequently tried to encourage members […]


Figures confirm an ‘alarming’ rise in cases of decay in South Australia

Figures confirm an ‘alarming’ rise in cases of decay in South Australia

The State Government has sounded the alarms after new figures showed a significant increase in the number of children suffering from tooth decay in South Australia. New figures show an ‘alarming’ increase in the number of children requiring hospital treatment for dental issues. Last year, 2,500 children under the age of 8 were admitted to […]


Councillors join fight to save dental clinic in Dumfries

Councillors join fight to save dental clinic in Dumfries

Local councillors have joined the fight to save a dental clinic in Dumfries. Recently, an NHS committee suggested that Lochside Dental Care could close; however, local councillors have stepped in to try and save the clinic, which serves a deprived community. Labour campaigners claim that people in the area have been unable to register with […]


New NHS dental practice to open in Spalding

New NHS dental practice to open in Spalding

A new NHS dental practice is set to open in Spalding, it has been confirmed. NHS England has revealed that a new practice, which will be run by Rodericks Ltd, will open to the public in December. The new facility will open from 8am until 8pm providing general dental services and urgent appointments. Rodericks Ltd […]


Jodie Kidd teams up with the Big Brush Up dental campaign to promote healthy smiles for children

Jodie Kidd teams up with the Big Brush Up dental campaign to promote healthy smiles for children

Model Jodie Kidd has teamed up with the Big Brush Up dental campaign to promote healthy smiles for children. The model and mum of 5-year old Indio, has lent her support to the campaign, which is run by Denplan in association with Simplyhealth Professionals. Jodie has long been a supporter of oral health campaigns and […]


Tooth decay claims over 50 million hours of classroom time per year in the US

Tooth decay claims over 50 million hours of classroom time per year in the US

Dental decay is a greater threat to the health of children in the US than obesity and asthma, it has been revealed. According to recent research, more than 50 million hours of classroom time are lost to dental issues every year. Dentists in the US are worried that children’s diets are to blame, with many […]