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  Lewis dental patients forced to make costly trips to the mainland for treatment

 Lewis dental patients forced to make costly trips to the mainland for treatment

  Dental patients on Lewis are having to make costly trips to the mainland for treatment, it has been revealed. A shortage of dentists on the island means that patients who do not require urgent or special needs care are faced with the prospect of travelling to the mainland to see a dentist. The dental […]


Thousands of patients in Tewkesbury will be left without a dentist, as mydentist confirms practice closure

Thousands of patients in Tewkesbury will be left without a dentist, as mydentist confirms practice closure

Thousands of patients in Tewkesbury will be left without a dentist at the end of March after the mydentist chain confirmed the closure of its Tewkesbury branch. The clinic, which has around 7,000 patients on its books, will close on the 31st March. Clinical director of mydentist, one of the UK’s largest dental providers, Steve […]


NHS Highland continues ‘vigorous’ search for new Mull dentist

NHS Highland continues ‘vigorous’ search for new Mull dentist

Representatives from NHS Highland have confirmed that a ‘vigorous’ search for a new dentist for the Isle of Mull continues. Previous adverts for the post have been unsuccessful, but members of the trust are determined to fill the role, which is to become vacant when the current dentist retires. A spokesman for the trust stated […]


Carmarthen dental practice relocation will create new jobs

Carmarthen dental practice relocation will create new jobs

The owners of a Carmarthen dental practice have confirmed plans to relocate to a new site. The move will enable the practice to expand, and create new jobs. Deintyddfa Emlyn will move from its current location in at the GP centre in Lloyd’s Terrace, Adpar, to a new site in Church Lane. The move has […]


Hampstead dental practice showcases the results of renovation work

Hampstead dental practice showcases the results of renovation work

A Hampstead dental practice has undergone extensive renovation and refurbishment, and the owners couldn’t wait to reveal the results. Dr Mehran Sanei, from Dental Perfection, applied to the Royal Bank of Scotland for funding to expand and modernise the Hampstead clinic. The refurbishment and expansion are part of Dr Sanei’s grand plans to grow the […]


Littlehampton dental patients shocked as practice closes suddenly

Littlehampton dental patients shocked as practice closes suddenly

Dental patients in Littlehampton have been left in shock by the sudden closure of a local dental practice. Beach Road Dental Care closed without warning recently, but patients have been advised not to panic. A spokesperson for NHS England South confirmed that the practice had shut, as it was no longer able to provide care […]


Thieves jailed following Evesham dental practice robbery

Thieves jailed following Evesham dental practice robbery

Two men have been jailed after targeting a dental practice and a church in Evesham. James Yarwood and Matthew Schramm were caught raiding St Mary and St Egwin Church on High Street, Evesham by officers from West Mercia Police on the 29th December. Police had been informed of their presence by a member of the […]


Burnley dental practice selects local cancer foundation as its charity of the year

Burnley dental practice selects local cancer foundation as its charity of the year

A dental practice in Burnley is lending it support to a cancer foundation over the coming months. The team at Briercliffe Road Dental Practice has chosen the Rosemere Cancer Foundation as its charity of the year for 2017. The team has already hosted a raffle, which raised more than £160, and members of staff are […]


Brave Perthshire dentist plans return to racing months after triathlon accident left him fighting for his life

Brave Perthshire dentist plans return to racing months after triathlon accident left him fighting for his life

A brave dentist from Perthshire is already plotting his return to racing, just months after he sustained life-threatening injuries in a triathlon accident. Chris Barrowman was competing in a race in Aviemore in August when he flew off his bike splitting his helmet in half. The 38-year old was almost two-thirds through the race when […]


Local dentist urges Northallerton students to ‘live life to the full’ at annual celebration

Local dentist urges Northallerton students to ‘live life to the full’ at annual celebration

A local dentist has urged students from Northallerton School and Sixth Form College to ‘live life to the full’ at an annual celebration event. Simon Stretton-Downes was invited to the college as guest of honour at the annual celebration, which is designed to recognise academic achievement and inspire students as they move onto the next […]