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Beware of household bleach: dental patients urged to steer clear of illegal whitening operations

Beware of household bleach: dental patients urged to steer clear of illegal whitening operations

Illegal practitioners are using chemicals such as household bleach to provide cut-price whitening treatments, it has been revealed. Tracey Bell, owner of Tracey Bell clinics in Liverpool and the Isle of Man, said that unsuspecting patients are putting their health at risk as a result of illegal practitioners offering discounted treatments, which involve using chemicals […]


New Zealand dentists urge the government to do more to support low income patients

New Zealand dentists urge the government to do more to support low income patients

New Zealand’s Dental Association has urged the government to do more to make dental care more accessible to patients on a low income. The Dental Association claims that the people who need dental care the most are missing out on routine appointments, leaving them at risk of complex oral health issues. Although support is available […]


Emergency dental services will be unavailable at Dundee Dental Hospital on Wednesday 21st March

Emergency dental services will be unavailable at Dundee Dental Hospital on Wednesday 21st March

Emergency dental services will be unavailable at Dundee Dental Hospital on Wednesday 21st March due to training. The hospital will close on Wednesday morning for training, but appointments will be made available at alternative premises. Anyone who requires urgent dental treatment, and isn’t registered with one of the family dentists in the area, is encouraged […]


NHS vows to increase the uptake of dental appointments for children

NHS vows to increase the uptake of dental appointments for children

The NHS has vowed to work with dental professionals, educators and parents to increase the uptake of dental appointments for children. Figures from NHS Digital revealed that in some areas of the country, almost half of children didn’t visit the dentist last year, despite dental experts recommending six-monthly check-ups. In Warrington, more than 17,800 children […]


Hingham dental nurse hopes to participate in Dentaid volunteer project in Uganda

Hingham dental nurse hopes to participate in Dentaid volunteer project in Uganda

A dental nurse from Hingham is hoping to take part in a volunteer project in Uganda. Sarah Drew is preparing to join a team of dental professionals to provide dental care to communities in one of Africa’s poorest countries. Sarah is hoping to be part of a project, which will take place in February 2019. […]


New study reveals brushing alone cannot prevent enamel erosion

New study reveals brushing alone cannot prevent enamel erosion

A new study has revealed that brushing alone cannot prevent enamel erosion. Researchers trialled nine fluoridated toothpastes, which are available to buy in Europe, as part of an investigation into enamel loss. After analysing the different types of toothpaste, the research team, which was made up of Brazilian and Swiss scientists, concluded that using toothpaste […]


Norfolk Dentist to Make “Life-Changing” Dental Charity Trip to Uganda

Norfolk Dentist to Make “Life-Changing” Dental Charity Trip to Uganda

A Norfolk dentist is volunteering to travel to Uganda and provide life-changing toothcare and critical support to a developing country where average life expectancy is in the early 50s. Dental nurse Sarah Drew, 37, will join nine other dental professionals, including dentists, nurses, therapists and hygienists on a trip across Uganda, providing pop up clinics […]


Buckinghamshire Dental Practice Faces Many Months of Repair After Burst Pipe

Buckinghamshire Dental Practice Faces Many Months of Repair After Burst Pipe

A practice in Burnham, South Buckingham which has been ravaged by a burst water main has said it will be feeling the effects and sorting out the aftermath for “many months”. The dental clinic, Burnham Dental Clinic on High Street, suffered a burst water main as a result of the rapidly changing weather that has […]


Oral Health Foundation calls for Gender Neutral HPV Vaccination

Oral Health Foundation calls for Gender Neutral HPV Vaccination

In the wake of a rapid increase of mouth cancer cases, the Oral Health Foundation has renewed its calls for the introduction of HPV vaccination for men as well as women, a leading cause of mouth cancer along with other conditions, in the United Kingdom. Within the last 30 years the rate of people being […]


Pop Singer Dua Lipa Cancels Shows to Undergo Immediate Dental Surgery

Pop Singer Dua Lipa Cancels Shows to Undergo Immediate Dental Surgery

English Pop Star Dua Lipa has been forced to cancel two shows on her current tour of Australia due to wisdom teeth pain that requires immediate surgery to alleviate. The singer, known for “New Rules” and “IDGAF” was playing support shows for the Australia and New Zealand leg of Bruno Mars’ 24K Magic World tour, […]