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Horncastle dental clinic now accepting new patients a year after facing closure

Horncastle dental clinic now accepting new patients a year after facing closure

A dental clinic in Horncastle is now accepting new patients just one year after facing closure. Kordel House Dental Practice, which was formerly mydentist, has overcome a staffing shortage and is now facing a much brighter future. Just 12 months ago, it was thought that the practice would have to close due to recruitment issues, […]


Sheffield dental practice offers behavioural therapy to combat anxiety, dental pain and bruxism

Sheffield dental practice offers behavioural therapy to combat anxiety, dental pain and bruxism

A dental practice in Sheffield is offering patients behavioural therapy in a bid to help them overcome common dental issues, including bruxism, headaches and jaw pain. The One80 Dental Centre is working with psychotherapist, John Davies to utilise techniques that have been designed to combat facial pain, anxiety, and bruxism (tooth grinding.) Practice principal, Nigel […]


The British Dental Association calls for the Mayor to step in as oral health standards slip among children in London

The British Dental Association calls for the Mayor to step in as oral health standards slip among children in London

The British Dental Association has urged the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, to take action after new statistics showed that standards of oral health among children in London have deteriorated. An inquiry revealed that rates of decay have increased in 10 of the city’s boroughs, with 3,500 children under 5 in London having teeth removed […]


Dewsbury MP criticises NHS dental fee increase

Dewsbury MP criticises NHS dental fee increase

The MP for Dewsbury, Mirfield and Kirkburton has criticised the government after it was revealed that NHS dental fees will increase by up to 5% on April 1st. The Department of Health confirmed that charges for dental services will increase in England. The cost of a check-up and other band 1 treatments will rise by […]


NHS dental charges to increase in April

NHS dental charges to increase in April

The cost of NHS dental services is set to rise in April, the Department of Health has confirmed. From April 1st 2019, the price of band 1, 2 and 3 treatments will increase across England. The cost of a check-up, a band 1 treatment, will increase by £1.10 to £22.70, while the cost of band […]


Welwyn dental clinic to host free workshop for parents and children

Welwyn dental clinic to host free workshop for parents and children

A dental clinic in Welwyn Garden City is set to host a free educational workshop for parents and children on Saturday 16th March. The Centre for Dentistry will be running informative sessions at 12pm. These sessions are designed for both children and adults, and they are focused on preventative care and measures that are designed […]


Ashby man ordered to pay £3,000 to cover victim’s dental costs following late night attack

Ashby man ordered to pay £3,000 to cover victim’s dental costs following late night attack

A man from Ashby has been ordered to pay £3,000 to cover the cost of his victim’s dental fees after a late night attack in August 2018. Paul Hollis attacked the victim, who had just left Manhattan nightclub, after getting into an argument with him at a takeaway restaurant opposite the club. Having dispersed after […]


Salisbury dentists to take part in charity walk to raise funds for a new MRI scanner

Salisbury dentists to take part in charity walk to raise funds for a new MRI scanner

Staff at THE dentist, Salisbury, are taking part in a charity walk to raise money for a new MRI scanner as part of the Stars Appeal MRI Scanner Campaign. The team is preparing to take on the Walk for Wards challenge in support of their colleague, who was diagnosed with a brain tumour in December […]


MP Tim Farron calls for further investment to improve dental services in South Lakes

MP Tim Farron calls for further investment to improve dental services in South Lakes

South Lakes MP, Tim Farron, has called for further investment to improve access to local dental services. Mr Farron, who appealed for funding to create more NHS dental places in the area last year, said that efforts to improve access have been unsuccessful and described the situation as being “at breaking point.” The MP for […]


Leeds-based health expert calls for London’s junk food advertising ban to be rolled out nationwide

Leeds-based health expert calls for London’s junk food advertising ban to be rolled out nationwide

Dr Stuart Flint, a health expert from Leeds Beckett University, has called for a junk food ban, which was recently introduced in London, to be rolled out across the country. Recently, a ban on advertising was enforced on transport systems run by TFL, meaning that stations and buses, tubes, and trains cannot display adverts for […]