Archive for the ‘Children’s Dentistry’ Category

New survey shows Tooth Fairy payments have fallen

New survey shows Tooth Fairy payments have fallen

A new survey has revealed that the average payment from the Tooth Fairy has fallen. A poll conducted by cosmetic dental brand, Your Smile Direct, showed that nationally, there has been a decrease of 10% in the last 3 years, with the average payment per tooth falling from £2.10 to £1.90. More than a quarter […]


Temple City dentist shows off the results of child-friendly Hello Kitty makeover

Temple City dentist shows off the results of child-friendly Hello Kitty makeover

A dentist in Temple City, California, is showing off the results of a child-friendly Hello Kitty makeover. Parklane Dental has teamed with up the makers of Hello Kitty, Sanrio, to create the USA’s first Hello Kitty themed dental office. The bright, inviting clinic also boasts a host of other well-known Sanrio characters, including My Melody, […]


Rochdale children to benefit from new £1.5 million dental initiative

Rochdale children to benefit from new £1.5 million dental initiative

Children in Rochdale are set to benefit from a new £1.5 million dental initiative after the area was selected to participate in Greater Manchester’s new Healthy Heroes programme. The scheme has been set up to target areas worst affected by childhood decay and obesity. Rochdale is one of four areas in the county set to […]


Doncaster takes the unenviable title of England’s worst town for childhood dental decay

Doncaster takes the unenviable title of England’s worst town for childhood dental decay

Doncaster has been named as England’s worst place for childhood dental decay. Recent figures show that extraction rates are five times higher than the national average in the South Yorkshire town. Statistics suggest that more than 90% of dental extractions carried out in English hospitals are due to extensive decay, despite the fact that the […]


Bolton dentist shares tips to help parents tackle dental anxiety in children

Bolton dentist shares tips to help parents tackle dental anxiety in children

A dentist from Bolton has shared tips to help parents tackle dental anxiety in young children. Dr Richard Ho, from Synergy Dental Clinics, is urging parents who have nervous children to try and get them used to going to the dentist from an early age and to try and create positive associations with having a […]


Bloxham dental practice hosts fun day for local children

Bloxham dental practice hosts fun day for local children

Some children fear going to the dentist, but more than 100 kids thoroughly enjoyed themselves at a dental fun day in Bloxham recently. To encourage children to feel more confident and comfortable when a dental appointment looms, the team at Bloxham Dental organised a dental day. Offering a programme packed with activities and competitions to […]


60% of young children didn’t see a dentist last year

60% of young children didn’t see a dentist last year

New research suggests that 60% of children aged 4 and under didn’t see a dentist last year. Analysis of NHS Digital data, which was performed by the Royal College of Surgeons, also revealed that 40% of children aged over four went without a dental check in 2018. Dental decay, which is preventable in the vast […]


Clydebank dental patients raise hundreds for children’s charity

Clydebank dental patients raise hundreds for children’s charity

Dental patients in Clydebank have raised hundreds of pounds for a children’s charity. DB Dental Care has been running a campaign to raise money for Cash for Kids, and team members have been blown away by the generosity of patients. Cash for Kids supports children and young people with disabilities, as well as those who […]


Labour deputy leader vows to ban children’s cereal characters as part of a clampdown on refined sugar

Labour deputy leader vows to ban children’s cereal characters as part of a clampdown on refined sugar

The deputy leader of the Labour Party has vowed to ban popular children’s cereal characters if the party gets in as part of a clampdown on refined sugar addiction. Speaking at the Advertising Association conference, Tom Watson described refined sugar as “every bit as deadly as tobacco” and accused advertising agencies and manufacturers of targeting […]


Over 40% of Bolton children start school with tooth decay

Over 40% of Bolton children start school with tooth decay

New research has revealed that 41% of children in Bolton start school with tooth decay. This figure is significantly higher than the national average of 25 percent. Bolton is one of four priority areas in the Great Manchester region that has been flagged by NHS England. As a result, children in Bolton are set to […]