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Sheffield tooth brushing clubs praised by health experts

Sheffield tooth brushing clubs praised by health experts

An initiative, which was launched to tackle rising rates of childhood decay in Sheffield, has been praised by health experts. Last year, NHS figures revealed that rates of decay among the city’s children were the highest in the UK, with 1,140 children undergoing tooth extraction in hospital in 2014/2015. In response to the data, dental […]


Henley dentist hangs up his drill to focus on his passion for rowing

Henley dentist hangs up his drill to focus on his passion for rowing

A dentist from Henley has hung up his drill to focus on his passion for rowing. Paul Stuart-Bennett has spent the last 27 years treating the patients of Henley and now he is looking forward to spending more time on the water. The 64-year old dentist, who lives with his wife, Louise, is a long-standing […]


Tragedy as young dental receptionist dies from cancer after mistaking symptoms for holiday bug

Tragedy as young dental receptionist dies from cancer after mistaking symptoms for holiday bug

Tributes have been pouring in after it was confirmed that a young dental receptionist passed away at the end of last year. Linzi Craig, who was just 22 years old, died from cancer in December after suffering symptoms she thought were caused by a holiday bug. The dental receptionist developed severe symptoms on the last […]


Leading North East dentist encourages patients not to use mouthwash as a replacement for dental checks

Leading North East dentist encourages patients not to use mouthwash as a replacement for dental checks

A leading dentist from the North East has encouraged patients not to use mouthwash as a substitute for going to the dentist. Dr Richard Coates, from Riveredge Cosmetic Dentistry, is worried that too many people think that using toothpaste and mouthwash is sufficient to keep dental issues at bay. Dr Coates suggested that clever advertising […]


Kirton-in-Lindsey dental team celebrates awards nominations

Kirton-in-Lindsey dental team celebrates awards nominations

A dental team from Kirton-in-Lindsey has plenty to smile about after receiving nominations for the Dental Awards 2017. Dee Kay Dental Practice has been shortlisted for two prizes, including Best Practice UK and Best Team UK. Principal dentist, Dr Akaash Bagga, said that everyone at the clinic is “over the moon”. To be short-listed from […]


Study links poor oral health to higher death rates in patients with liver disease

Study links poor oral health to higher death rates in patients with liver disease

A study conducted by researchers in Denmark suggests that poor oral health is likely to increase the risk of complications in patients with liver disease. A research team from Aarhus University Hospital claimed that bacteria linked to advanced gum disease increases the risk of mortality in patients who suffer from liver disease. Dr Lea Ladegaard […]


Fear of the dentist can increase your risk of tooth decay, study reveals

Fear of the dentist can increase your risk of tooth decay, study reveals

A new study has suggested that a fear of going to the dentist can increase your risk of developing tooth decay. Researchers at King’s College London claim that women are four times more likely to suffer from odontophobia (a phobia of the dentist) than men, putting them at greater risk of dental decay. The study […]


Popular Reading dentist bids farewell to patients after more than 40 years in the job

Popular Reading dentist bids farewell to patients after more than 40 years in the job

A dentist from Reading has downed his drill and bid farewell to patients after more than 40 years in the trade. One of the town’s most popular and respected dentists, Bakhshish Ranu, has retired at the age of 74 years old, having spent more than our decades treating patients. Dr Ranu previously owned the Shinfield […]


Nottingham MP hopes to build on the success of Hull dental initiative

Nottingham MP hopes to build on the success of Hull dental initiative

Nottingham North MP, Graham Allen, is hoping to build on the success of a dental initiative based in Hull by rolling the scheme out in his constituency. Mr Allen is hoping to encourage local schools to get on board with the Teeth Team programme, which has achieved incredible results in Humberside. The Teeth Team has […]


Okehampton dental practice manager left beaming after awards nomination

Okehampton dental practice manager left beaming after awards nomination

A dental practice manager from Okehampton is beaming from ear to ear after learning that he has been nominated for a prestigious award. Edward Jones, from Plymouth’s Hartley Dental, was nominated for the Practice Manager of the Year award by the owner of the clinic, Dr Charlie Fox. Mr Jones, who is known to most […]