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Investigation underway as children treated with drain cleaner instead of dental solution in County Clare

Investigation underway as children treated with drain cleaner instead of dental solution in County Clare

An investigation has been launched after children were treated with drain cleaning fluid instead of dental solution at a clinic in County Clare. More than 40 children were affected by the blunder, which occurred at a HSE-run practice in Ennis. It has emerged that 43 youngsters received treatment on Wednesday 4th and Thursday 5th October […]


Paisley dental nurse to embark on Uganda mission to help children orphaned by HIV

Paisley dental nurse to embark on Uganda mission to help children orphaned by HIV

A young dental nurse is preparing to swap Scotland for Uganda after securing a place on a volunteer programme to help children who have been orphaned as a result of HIV. Zoe Adams, 25, will travel to the African country in February as part of a project to support children who have lost parents. Zoe […]


Gloucester dental practice creates 500 new places after recruiting new dentist

Gloucester dental practice creates 500 new places after recruiting new dentist

A dental practice based in Gloucester is taking on up to 500 new NHS patients after adding a new dentist to the team. Courtlands Dental Practice is offering new patients the chance to join the register after recruiting one of the county’s youngest dentists. Max Cooper, 23, has recently joined the team after graduating from […]


Wimborne dentist braves the elements in Iceland to complete gruelling charity endurance run

Wimborne dentist braves the elements in Iceland to complete gruelling charity endurance run

A fearless dentist from Wimborne has completed one of the world’s most challenging endurance runs. Briony Wood, principal dentist at Wimborne Dental, took on the infamous Fire and Ice Ultra run in Iceland, finishing in 48th place overall and 12th in the female category. The six-stage event, which is touted as one of the toughest […]


Dentists issues warning over ‘misleading’ charcoal toothpaste adverts

Dentists issues warning over ‘misleading’ charcoal toothpaste adverts

You can’t explore Twitter or Instagram these days without seeing an advert for some form of charcoal-based product. In recent months, the popularity of charcoal skincare products and toothpastes has grown hugely, but dentists are warning that the adverts often posted by celebrities may be misleading the general public. The Oral Health Foundation has warned […]


Smile! Health-conscious gorilla spotted flossing at Bristol Zoo

Smile! Health-conscious gorilla spotted flossing at Bristol Zoo

A visitor to Bristol Zoo was greeted with a rather unexpected sight when she reached the gorilla enclosure. Miriam Haas watched in wonder as the zoo’s female gorilla, Kera, appeared to floss her teeth using a bramble branch. The 55-year old, who was visiting from Devon, said that she amazed to see the western lowland […]


Dentaid mobile unit treats more than 150 patients in Dewsbury

Dentaid mobile unit treats more than 150 patients in Dewsbury

A mobile dental unit provided by the charity, Dentaid, has provided treatment for more than 150 patients in Dewsbury. The dental van, which toured the local area for seven days, offered a range of services including extractions, fillings and urgent pain relief. The first patient through the door was Philip Rushforth who had been suffering […]


Ambitious Towy Valley dentist prepares for Arctic challenge to raise money for children’s cancer charity

Ambitious Towy Valley dentist prepares for Arctic challenge to raise money for children’s cancer charity

An ambitious dentist from Towy Valley is preparing to tackle the Polar Circle Marathon to raise money for a children’s cancer charity. Jenny Fifield is taking on the gruelling Arctic challenge in memory of her best friend’s son who sadly died from a rare form of cancer known as neuroblastoma. Dubbed the ‘coolest marathon in […]


New study reveals more than 50% of dentists plan to leave the NHS in the next 5 years

New study reveals more than 50% of dentists plan to leave the NHS in the next 5 years

A new study has revealed that more than 50% of dentists plan to leave the NHS in the next five years. A recent survey conducted by the British Dental Association suggests that 58 percent of dentists are planning to retire, switch to private dentistry or move abroad in the next five years. Many of those […]


Hundreds queue for hours for Cedar Rapids Mission of Mercy dental clinic

Hundreds queue for hours for Cedar Rapids Mission of Mercy dental clinic

Hundreds of people waited patiently in line for the latest Mission of Mercy dental clinic, which took place in Cedar Rapids over the course of the weekend (29/30th September). Patients who were eager to take advantage of the availability of free dental services started to appear late on Thursday evening in order to secure a […]