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Dental experts believe oral health issues should be viewed as a sign of child neglect

Dental experts believe oral health issues should be viewed as a sign of child neglect

Dental experts believe that oral health issues should be viewed as a sign of child neglect. Researchers at Kings College Hospital, London, said that 2 out of every 5 children who required oral and maxillofacial surgery as a result of severe decay in the last two years were already being monitored by social services. Based […]


New study claims treating gum disease could improve diabetes symptoms

New study claims treating gum disease could improve diabetes symptoms

A new study claims that treating gum disease could improve diabetes symptoms. Research funded by Diabetes UK has found that treating the symptoms of gum disease helps patients who have type 2 diabetes to regulate sugar levels. The study also suggests that treating gum disease could also help to lower the risk of complications related […]


Bupa adds Old Church Dental Practice in Halifax to its growing portfolio

Bupa adds Old Church Dental Practice in Halifax to its growing portfolio

Bupa is continuing to expand its portfolio of dental clinics across the UK after acquiring a historic dental practice in Halifax. The Old Church Dental Practice, which is located in a former church, has been acquired by the growing dental chain. This quirky dental practice is housed in a listed building and boasts exposed stonework […]


Melton dental practice to close at the end of November

Melton dental practice to close at the end of November

Mydentist has confirmed that its Melton dental practice will close at the end of November. The surgery, which is located on Asfordby Road, will cease to provide services from the 30th November. Patients have been contacted and advised to find an alternative dentist, and it is understood that staff members will be made redundant. Mydentist […]


Dentists in Blackburn to join national scheme to encourage more children to attend check-ups

Dentists in Blackburn to join national scheme to encourage more children to attend check-ups

Dentists in Blackburn are preparing to participate in a national pilot scheme, which aims to encourage more children to attend regular check-ups. The ‘Starting Well: Smile 4 Life’ programme is being rolled out in the area to try and tackle low uptake and ensure that more children see their dentist in the year ahead. The […]


Hundreds of thousands of patients visit GPs for dental issues, new study confirms

Hundreds of thousands of patients visit GPs for dental issues, new study confirms

A new study suggests that more than 300,000 people visit their GP for dental advice or treatment every year. New research conducted by the British Journal of General Practice claims that 380,000 patients go to their GP every year on account of dental issues. As part of their research, which aimed to see why patients […]


Exmouth dental surgery shares snaps of lost teddy bear having dental treatment in a bid to track down the owner

Exmouth dental surgery shares snaps of lost teddy bear having dental treatment in a bid to track down the owner

A dental team in Exmouth has shared photographs of a teddy bear, which was left at their surgery at the end of last month (September), having dental treatment in a bid to track down its owner. The small brown bear, which has been snapped having an X-ray and a routine check-up, was left behind by […]


Eastman Dental Institute to move in 2019

Eastman Dental Institute to move in 2019

The Eastman Dental Hospital will move in 2019, it has been confirmed. The Institute will relocate to Bloomsbury, where it will become part of Europe’s largest hospitals specialising in dental care and ear, nose and throat services. The proposed move will see clinical research and teaching services relocate to new, cutting-edge facilities in the Rockefeller […]


Dental health a major concern in Slough, as rates of childhood decay soar

Dental health a major concern in Slough, as rates of childhood decay soar

Dental health has been identified as a major concern in Slough after figures revealed that the number of children with oral health problems is almost double the national average. Recently, the council met to discuss the most recent statistics, which show that children in the town have worse oral health than in most other parts […]


Manchester-based scientists develop bacteria-killing dentures

Manchester-based scientists develop bacteria-killing dentures

Scientists based in Manchester have developed fungi and bacteria-killing dentures, which could help to reduce the prevalence of oral infections in older people. Researchers at Manchester Metropolitan University have created rechargeable dentures, which are capable of destroying harmful bacteria and fungi. The dentures, which have been pioneered by a multi-disciplinary team at the university, could […]