Archive for the ‘Dentistry abroad’ Category

Braunton dental nurse prepares to hit the high seas on charity mission

Braunton dental nurse prepares to hit the high seas on charity mission

A dental nurse from Braunton is preparing to swap terra firma for the high seas, as she joins a team of volunteers aboard the ship, Africa Mercy. Kate Rogers, from Riverside Dental, is leaving the UK on Saturday 24th February to embark on a charity mission in Cameroon. Kate will be part of a team […]


Kind-hearted Dundee model raises thousands to provide dental care in Cape Verde

Kind-hearted Dundee model raises thousands to provide dental care in Cape Verde

A kind-hearted model from Broughty Ferry, Dundee, has raised thousands of pounds to provide poor communities in Cape Verde with dental and eye care services. Elaine Harris swapped the catwalk for the cycle paths, completing a gruelling trek from John O’Groats to Land’s End. Elaine took on the cycle challenge to raise funds to take […]


Danish patients travelling to Germany to take advantage of cheaper dental treatment

Danish patients travelling to Germany to take advantage of cheaper dental treatment

A growing number of Danish dental patients are travelling to Germany to take advantage of cheaper dental treatment, it has been revealed. New research has revealed that authorities in Denmark receive 30,000 requests for subsidiaries for treatment abroad per year and this doesn’t take into account the number of patients travelling abroad without subsidiaries. Karsten […]


News channel survey reveals strong support for free dental care in New Zealand

News channel survey reveals strong support for free dental care in New Zealand

A survey conducted by a major news channel in New Zealand has revealed overwhelmingly strong support for free dental care. In light of comments made by former Prime Minister Helen Clark, 1 News ran a Facebook poll asking people to vote in favour of or against free dental care. Almost 4,700 people voted, with 4,600 […]


Shocking scenes as car flies off the motorway and becomes lodged in dental office window in California

Shocking scenes as car flies off the motorway and becomes lodged in dental office window in California

(Image Credit: Orange County Fire Authority) Shocking scenes featuring a car lodged in a dental office window have been captured on camera in California. Photographs published on news programmes and in newspapers show a Nissan Altima stuck in the first-floor window of a dental clinic in Santa Ana, California. The car is believed to have […]


Dorset dental patient warns of the risks of travelling abroad for treatment

Dorset dental patient warns of the risks of travelling abroad for treatment

A dental patient who travelled overseas for treatment has shared his story in a bid to encourage others to think twice before having treatment abroad. Pradip Pandya, from Wimborne, flew to India two years ago to have dental implant treatment. At the time, he was attracted by the fees, which were significantly lower than charges […]


Burnley dental nurse prepares for once in a lifetime charity trip to Tanzania

Burnley dental nurse prepares for once in a lifetime charity trip to Tanzania

A dental nurse from Burnley is gearing up for the trip of a lifetime to Tanzania. Stephanie Wilson will travel to the African country as part of a project run by the charity Bridge2Aid. Stephanie was one of just three Oasis Dental Care employees chosen from more than 350 dental professionals across the country who […]


Iceland rolls out free dental care programme for all children over 2

Iceland rolls out free dental care programme for all children over 2

Ministers in Iceland have confirmed that free dental care will be available to all children over the age of 2. The new proposals are an extension of an existing scheme, which covered the cost of dental care for the oldest child in every family. Now, families will have access to free treatment for all children […]


A glimpse into the future? Taiwanese dental practice accepts cryptocurrency payments using Dentacoin

A glimpse into the future? Taiwanese dental practice accepts cryptocurrency payments using Dentacoin

A dental practice in Taiwan has provided dentists and patients with a glimpse into the future by starting to accept cryptocurrency payments in the form of Dentacoins. The Mr ITeeth practice has become only the fourth clinic in the world to enable patients to pay using Dentacoin, a cryptocurrency, which was developed specifically for the […]


Is drinking bottled water damaging the dental health of American children?

Is drinking bottled water damaging the dental health of American children?

A new study suggests that drinking bottled water may be harming the dental health of children in America. Research shows that bottled water consumption has increased since the Flint, Michigan crisis, where excessive lead levels were found in communal water supplies. A new study suggests that people who are actively trying to avoid lead contaminated […]