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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 […]


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 […]