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San Francisco dentists join force with charity workers to provide dental care in Kenya

San Francisco dentists join force with charity workers to provide dental care in Kenya

A dental team from San Francisco Bay has joined forces with a charity to provide dental care in Kenya. The team from Bloom Dental Group worked with IsraAID volunteers to set up and run a temporary dental clinic at Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya. The camp is home to around 190,000 people, many of whom […]


Cowes dental practice to cease providing general dental care, NHS England confirms

Cowes dental practice to cease providing general dental care, NHS England confirms

A dental practice in Cowes is set to stop providing general dental care for patients, NHS England has confirmed. The Cowes Medical Centre will continue to provide some specialist dental services, including orthodontics, but patients who require general dental care will be transferred to clinics in Newport and Bembridge. The shake-up at the centre comes […]


Texas Mission of Mercy to host free dental clinic in Austin for the first time

Texas Mission of Mercy to host free dental clinic in Austin for the first time

The Texas Mission of Mercy will visit Austin for the first time, it has been confirmed. The charity will be hosting a free dental clinic over the course of the weekend of the 20th and 21st July at William B Travis High School. The clinic will be the first of its kind in Austin and […]


Bradford dental firm hosts tea party to raise funds for Marie Curie

Bradford dental firm hosts tea party to raise funds for Marie Curie

A dental firm from Bradford has hosted a tea party to raise funds for Marie Curie. Prestige Dental invited guests to attend a Great Big Bloomin’ Tea Party event on Saturday 7th July. The event was the latest in a series of tea party fundraisers, which have helped the company to donate almost £10,000 to […]


Could stress be damaging your teeth?

Could stress be damaging your teeth?

Most of us know that stress can stop us from sleeping and elevate our blood pressure, but did you know that stress can also affect your teeth? Many people who suffer from stress and anxiety grind their teeth, which increases the risk of tooth wear, chips, and jaw pain. Bruxism, the medical name for tooth […]


NHS confirms £2 million cash injection for Shropshire and Staffordshire dental services

NHS confirms £2 million cash injection for Shropshire and Staffordshire dental services

The NHS has confirmed a funding injection worth £2 million for dental services in Staffordshire and Shropshire. NHS England in the North Midlands has been awarded extra funding to the value of £2.25 million. The cash boost will benefit almost 40 dental practices in the region and create new NHS places for around 30,000 patients. […]


Mobberley dentist to host superhero event to encourage kids to look after their teeth

Mobberley dentist to host superhero event to encourage kids to look after their teeth

A Mobberley dentist is making a superhuman effort to educate children in the local area about the importance of good oral health. Dr Greg Paysden, from Love the Dentist on Town Lane, is preparing to host a superhero-themed event to encourage kids to take good care of their smiles. The Children’s Superhero Open Day will […]


British Heart Foundation shares new video to teach people about the link between gum disease and heart disease

British Heart Foundation shares new video to teach people about the link between gum disease and heart disease

The British Heart Foundation has shared a new video to educate people about the link between gum disease and heart disease. The animation, which appears on the charity’s website, is designed to show people how gum disease can impact heart health. Many people know about risk factors, such as high blood pressure and high cholesterol, […]


Northampton man prosecuted by the General Dental Council for providing illegal tooth whitening

Northampton man prosecuted by the General Dental Council for providing illegal tooth whitening

A Northampton man has been prosecuted by the General Dental Council after offering illegal tooth whitening treatment. Jack Sellick, the owner of Essex Smiles, pleaded guilty to providing the service at Milton Keynes Magistrates’ Court. The General Dental Council started an investigation after receiving a complaint in September 2017. In March 2018, undercover representatives visited […]


Growing number of dental practices are underperforming in Peterborough, NHS statistics reveal

Growing number of dental practices are underperforming in Peterborough, NHS statistics reveal

A growing number of dental practices in Peterborough are underperforming, according to NHS statistics. Data from NHS England suggests that 14 of the 23 Peterborough clinics that have general dental service contracts are on course to miss targets for 2017/2018. This represents an increase from 7 underperforming practices in 2016/2017. Head of commissioning at NHS […]