Archive for the ‘‘Invisible’ braces’ Category

Dolgellau patients to lose NHS dentist after mydentist confirms closure

Dolgellau patients to lose NHS dentist after mydentist confirms closure

Patients in Dolgellau are set to lose out on access to NHS dentistry in the town after mydentist confirmed the imminent closure of its Mervinian House practice. The practice, which has more than 4,000 patients on its books, will close at the end of March as a result of a shortage of dentists. The chain […]


Ukrainian dentists head to the front line to provide urgent care for stricken soldiers

Ukrainian dentists head to the front line to provide urgent care for stricken soldiers

A group of dentists from the Ukraine has swapped their plush urban clinics for the battle line in order to end to stricken soldiers. A charity known as Ukrop Dental was established by 52-year old Igor Yaschenko in 2015. Igor had volunteered to support the aid effort when he noticed that dental problems were rife […]


US dentists trial new treatment that could make a fear of the drill a thing of the past

US dentists trial new treatment that could make a fear of the drill a thing of the past

Dentists in the US are trialling a new form of filling method, which could make a fear of the drill a thing of the past. Many patients are overcome by waves of anxiety when they hear the dreaded dental drill from the waiting room, but anxiety could soon be put to bed thanks to a […]


Queensway Dental team returns from refugee mission

Queensway Dental team returns from refugee mission

A group of dental professionals from Queensway Dental, Billingham, has recently returned from a refugee mission in Thessaloniki, Greece. Dentist, Dr Paul Averley was joined by his daughter, Maddie, who is hoping to follow in her father’s footsteps, and dental nurse, Jade Hand on the trip to Greece, which was organised by Dentaid. Northern Greece […]


Bristol residents most likely to have teeth extracted in the South West

Bristol residents most likely to have teeth extracted in the South West

New figures have suggested that Bristol residents are more likely to have teeth extracted than residents of any other towns and cities in the South West. New research from mydentist shows that the extraction rate in Bristol is the highest in the region. Rates in Bristol are 12.5 per 100 patients compared to an average […]


Hundreds turn out for free dental clinic in Charlotte

Hundreds turn out for free dental clinic in Charlotte

Hundreds of people turned out for a free dental clinic in Charlotte over the weekend of the 2nd and 3rd December. The event, which was run by the Mission of Mercy in partnership with North Carolina Dental Society, took place at the Charlotte Convention Center. Queues started to form long before registration opened early on […]


Sudbury Dentist Returns from Moroccan Adventure with Dental Mavericks Charity

Sudbury Dentist Returns from Moroccan Adventure with Dental Mavericks Charity

A dentist from Sudbury has recently returned from Morocco, where he has been providing routine dental treatment as part of a project run by Dental Mavericks. Rouzbeh Elahi travelled to the remote Rif Mountains villages to use his skills to help children who have never seen a dentist before. Toothache is rife in the rural […]


BDA Chair Criticises New Childhood Obesity Measures

BDA Chair Criticises New Childhood Obesity Measures

It has been the subject of conversation and debate for months, but the long-awaited release of the government’s childhood obesity plan has left health experts unimpressed. Ministers have been working on a strategy to lower the rate of childhood obesity in the UK for several months, yet leading health experts have criticised the plans, labelling […]


Dentist Relishes New Challenge After Swapping Scotland for the Seaside

Dentist Relishes New Challenge After Swapping Scotland for the Seaside

A dentist is relishing a new challenge after relocating from Scotland to the seaside in Teignmouth. Michael O’Hagan has recently taken over Tawstock Dental Centre in Teignmouth after moving from Scotland. He has taken over the reigns at the Buckeridge Road practice following the retirement of Robert Smith. Mr O’Hagan said that he was looking […]


New Study Highlights Major Regional Differences in Costs

New Study Highlights Major Regional Differences in Costs

A new study has highlighted major differences in dental costs in different parts of the country. The study, which was carried out by Whatclinic.com, revealed significant differences in dental fees across the country, with patients in some areas paying double for the same treatment. Researchers analysed fees from around 12,000 dentists and found that prices […]