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New state of the art dental training facility opens in Bradford

New state of the art dental training facility opens in Bradford

A brand new, state of the art dental training facility has opened in Bradford. The new centre, which cost around £500,000, is housed with the Advanced Technology Centre at Bradford College. The centre is equipped with the latest technology and it is hoped that its first-class training resources will enable dental healthcare staff in the […]


Tributes pour in for popular Wembley dentist

Tributes pour in for popular Wembley dentist

Family, friends and colleagues have paid tribute to extremely popular former dentist, Dr Rex Whitehurst, who has passed away at the age of 92 years old. An Australian by birth, Dr Whitehurst arrived in the UK after serving with the Australian Air Force during World War 2. He decided to stay, later retraining as a […]


Ten new jobs created as Love Dental opens its first branch in the North East

Ten new jobs created as Love Dental opens its first branch in the North East

Ten new jobs have been created in Gateshead, as Love Dental opens its doors to patients in the North East for the first time. The new Love Dental clinic has opened in the Team Valley and there are plans to open two more clinics in the region in the next two years. In the past […]


Kidderminster Hospital unveils new state of the art dental scanner

Kidderminster Hospital unveils new state of the art dental scanner

A new, state of the art dental scanner has been unveiled at Kidderminster Hospital. The intra-oral X-ray scanner, which cost £15,000, will enable orthodontic clinicians to treat patients faster and prevent some patients from having to travel further afield to hospitals in Worcester. The scanner was funded by the League of Friends of Kidderminster Hospital. […]


Chernobyl children pay the dentist a visit in Malvern

Chernobyl children pay the dentist a visit in Malvern

A group of children from Chernobyl has paid the dentist a visit as part of a charity scheme to provide children from the area with the chance to travel to the UK. The Chernobyl Children’s Lifeline Charity provides children growing up in the region to visit the UK, taking advantage of health services, as well […]


Good news for patients in Rutland, as NHS invests £6 million in dental services

Good news for patients in Rutland, as NHS invests £6 million in dental services

There’s good news on the horizon for patients in Rutland and other parts of Leicestershire, as the NHS has confirmed an additional annual investment of £6.3 million for local dental services. NHS England Central Midlands has confirmed that seven contracts have been awarded to providers in the region, equating to additional investment of more than […]


Plans submitted to turn vacant Wilmslow shop into a new dental surgery

Plans submitted to turn vacant Wilmslow shop into a new dental surgery

Plans to turn a vacant shop in the Cheshire town of Wilmslow into a new dental surgery have been submitted to Cheshire East Council. The application applies to a vacant unit on Church Street in the heart of the bustling town centre. The premises, which were previously used a kitchen showroom, are currently unoccupied and […]


Could virtual reality hold the key to battling dental anxiety?

Could virtual reality hold the key to battling dental anxiety?

The majority of people suffer from feelings of anxiety when faced with a trip to the dentist. In some cases, anxiety is so extreme that people put off going to see a dentist for years. Dental experts are aware that dental fear is a real threat to oral health standards, but have they discovered a […]


Hundreds of dental patients in Shetland unable to access NHS dental care

Hundreds of dental patients in Shetland unable to access NHS dental care

Hundreds of patients in Shetland have been advised to try and register with an independent dentist as a result of growing waiting lists for NHS treatment provided by the Public Dental Service. Representatives from NHS Shetland have contacted around 600 people, advising them to try and make alternative arrangements in light of the fact that […]


Bright, young dentist was killed as a result of momentary driving error, inquest concludes

Bright, young dentist was killed as a result of momentary driving error, inquest concludes

A bright, young dentist was killed as a result of a momentary driving error, an inquest has found. Joy Harrild, from Royston, was killed in a crash on December 6th 2016 after being sent home from work. Joy had complained of a migraine and was on her way home when she crashed into another vehicle […]