Archive for the ‘‘Invisible’ braces’ Category

Mount Airy Clinic to Offer Free Treatment as Part of Dentistry from the Heart Campaign

Mount Airy Clinic to Offer Free Treatment as Part of Dentistry from the Heart Campaign

A dental office in Mount Airy is giving local people something to smile about in the new year with a free clinic scheduled for Saturday 10th January. Free dental treatment will be provided on a first come, first served basis at the office of Dr John L Gravitte between 8am and 5pm on Saturday. The […]


Local MP Calls for Camelford Dental Practice to Re-Open

Local MP Calls for Camelford Dental Practice to Re-Open

MP for North Cornwall, Dan Rogerson, has urged the NHS to re-open a dental practice in Camelford. Mr Rogerson believes that people have struggled to access NHS dental care since Highfield Dental Practice closed in 2012. At the time, Mr Rogerson teamed up with residents and local councillors to try and save the practice, but […]


Tributes Flood in for Pioneering Darlington Dentist

Tributes Flood in for Pioneering Darlington Dentist

Colleagues, patients, family members and friends have paid tribute to Philip Waterfall, a dentist who touched hundreds of people’s lives in Darlington. Mr Waterfall transformed dental services in Darlington in the 1960’s while working as school dental officer, a post he held during three decades. In 1967, Mr Waterfall converted a caravan into a mobile […]


Leading Cosmetic Dentist Issues Warning Over Illegal Tooth Whitening

Leading Cosmetic Dentist Issues Warning Over Illegal Tooth Whitening

One of the UK’s leading cosmetic dentists has issued a warning to the public over illegal tooth whitening treatment. Dr Ken Harris, from Riveredge Cosmetic Dentistry, which has branches in Sunderland and Newcastle, believes that people are risking their oral health by taking a gamble with illegal tooth whitening treatments and DIY remedies. Dr Harris […]


Deepcar MP Fights to Save Local Dental Clinic

Deepcar MP Fights to Save Local Dental Clinic

Angela Smith, MP for Stocksbridge and Penistone, is fighting to keep a Deepcar dental clinic in business after patients received letters warning that the practice, which provides care for 1,500 patients, will only be continuing treatment for patients who are already undergoing treatment. The letter advised patients to look for a new dental provider. Ms […]


Oxford Teenager Develops App to Encourage Children to Brush Their Teeth Properly

Oxford Teenager Develops App to Encourage Children to Brush Their Teeth Properly

A teenager from Summertown, Oxford, has developed an innovative app to enable parents to tell whether their children are brushing their teeth properly. Joana Baptista, 13, developed Brush! after wondering whether her parents would know if she didn’t bother to clean her teeth properly while brushing one night. From here, she set about building on […]


Worcestershire Community Dental Team Carries Out More Than 130 Mouth Cancer Checks in November

Worcestershire Community Dental Team Carries Out More Than 130 Mouth Cancer Checks in November

The community dental service from Worcestershire Health and Care Trust completed 136 mouth cancer checks in November. The team visited community hospitals all over the county during the month as part of Mouth Cancer Awareness Month. Members of the team travelled to local hospitals to offer mouth cancer screening and provide patients with information about […]


Patients Waiting up to 2 Years for a Dental Appointment in Sevenoaks

Patients Waiting up to 2 Years for a Dental Appointment in Sevenoaks

Dental patients in Sevenoaks are waiting up to 2 years for an appointment, it has been revealed. An investigation by a local paper claims that no dental practices in Sevenoaks and Malling are offering places to new NHS patients and one clinic advised a reporter that there was a 2-year wait for treatment. Reporters from […]


Could Laughing Gas Help to Treat Depression?

Could Laughing Gas Help to Treat Depression?

Researchers in the USA have suggested that laughing gas, a substance used commonly to help dental patients feel relaxed, could be used to successfully treat depression. Laughing gas, also known as nitrous oxide, has been used for many years in medicine and dentistry and it has become a popular party drug in recent years. Now, […]


Dental Hygienist in Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Scare

Dental Hygienist in Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Scare

A dental receptionist from Henley has told of her relief at having a £20 carbon monoxide alarm at home following a poisoning scare. Jill Emerson, who works at Royal House Dental Care, was getting ready to go to work on Monday, October 20th, when she heard an alarm coming from the kitchen. She immediately went […]