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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 […]


Derby Dental Team Hosts Family Fun Day to Educate Kids About Oral Health

Derby Dental Team Hosts Family Fun Day to Educate Kids About Oral Health

A dental team from Derby hosted a Halloween-themed family fun day to educate children about oral health. The team from Osmaston Dental Care donned fancy dress outfits and invited parents and kids to come along and take part in activities and games at the end of last month. The aim of the day was to […]


Thousands Still Heading To ER For Urgent Dental Treatment In Ohio

Thousands Still Heading To ER For Urgent Dental Treatment In Ohio

Thousands of people are still heading to the ER for urgent dental treatment in Ohio, despite the fact that costs are higher and in many cases, doctors are unable to treat the underlying cause of pain. Statistics show that more than 80,000 people visit the ER each year for dental issues, including abscesses, tooth pain, […]


Bai Yun the Giant Panda Undergoes Treatment for a Chipped Tooth

Bai Yun the Giant Panda Undergoes Treatment for a Chipped Tooth

Bai Yun, San Diego Zoo’s resident giant panda, has undergone treatment for a chipped tooth. The 23 year old panda received treatment from an expert dental team on Wednesday. Pandas chew bamboo for up to 12 hours per day, so their teeth are extremely important. When keepers noticed that Bai Yun had chipped one of […]


Wickersley Dental Practice To Host Free Oral Cancer Screening Day

Wickersley Dental Practice To Host Free Oral Cancer Screening Day

A dental practice in Wickersley is hosting a free oral cancer screening event to celebrate Mouth Cancer Awareness Day. Free screening will be available on the 17th September. Mouth Cancer Awareness Day is a national event, which is designed to raise awareness of mouth cancer and encourage as many people as possible to have a […]


Children’s Book Encouraging Good Oral Hygiene Habits Is Backed By Dental Charity

Children’s Book Encouraging Good Oral Hygiene Habits Is Backed By Dental Charity

A new storybook for children, which aims to encourage good oral hygiene habits, has won the backing of the UK’s leading dental charity, the British Dental Health Foundation. Black Toothed Ruth Black charts the journey of a young girl who doesn’t brush her teeth and ends up on a scary adventure, only to be rescued […]


Why Visiting A Dentist Could Save Your Life This November

Why Visiting A Dentist Could Save Your Life This November

A dental practice in Evesham is encouraging members of the public to see their dentist this November in a bid to save lives. The Evesham Dental Health Team is offering free mouth cancer checks throughout November to try and raise awareness of mouth cancer, a deadly form of cancer, which is affecting more people in […]