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Judy Murray shows off stunning new smile after undergoing 15 months of treatment

Judy Murray shows off stunning new smile after undergoing 15 months of treatment

Image Editorial credit: Mick Atkins / Shutterstock.com Strictly contestant and tennis super-mum, Judy Murray, has shown off the results of 15 months of intensive dental treatment. Judy, who is best known for cheering on her son, Andy, from the sidelines of the Wimbledon courts, conquered her fear of the dentist to undergo treatment to provide her with a dazzling […]


Highlands MSP raises concerns over access to NHS dentistry, as patients are moved to private surgeries

Highlands MSP raises concerns over access to NHS dentistry, as patients are moved to private surgeries

An MSP based in the Highlands has raised concerns over the future of NHS dentistry, as patients move from NHS clinics to private surgeries. Rhoda Grant said that a lack of funding made available by the government has contributed to “privatisation by the back door.” Recently, patients who were previously registered with NHS services in […]


Southend pupils receive a visit from the Community Dental Service team

Southend pupils receive a visit from the Community Dental Service team

Pupils in Southend have been treated to a visit from the local Community Dental Service team as part of a programme to encourage children to look after their smiles. Members of the oral health improvement team visited staff and students at Friars Primary School to talk to teachers and children about healthy oral habits and […]


Cambuslang dental team celebrates awards success

Cambuslang dental team celebrates awards success

A dental team from Cambuslang is all smiles after winning a major prize at the Scottish Dental Awards. The team from Gray’s Dentist was ecstatic when the winner of the Practice of the Year award was announced. The clinic beat off stiff competition from around the country to scoop the award, which was presented at […]


Pencuick dentist takes 13,000-mile round-trip to treat patients on one of the world’s remotest islands

Pencuick dentist takes 13,000-mile round-trip to treat patients on one of the world’s remotest islands

A dentist from Pencuick is looking forward to making a 13,000-mile round-trip to treat islanders on one of the world’s remotest countries. Penny Granger travels 6,500 miles from home to provide treatment for communities living on the Atlantic island of Tristan de Cunha, which lies between South America and Africa. The journey takes up to […]


The Oral Health Foundation calls for increasing funding for NHS dental services

The Oral Health Foundation calls for increasing funding for NHS dental services

The Oral Health Foundation has called for the government to increase funding for NHS dental services. The charity has urged health ministers to devote more money to dentistry after a poll revealed that almost half of UK adults would be willing to pay more to improve NHS dental care. Dr Nigel Carter OBE, chief executive […]


Dental bodies launch new appeal for HPV vaccination for boys

Dental bodies launch new appeal for HPV vaccination for boys

A group of the UK’s leading dental bodies has launched a fresh appeal to make the HPV vaccination available to boys, as well as girls. The British Dental Association, the Faculty of Dental Surgery and the Faculty of General Dental Practice at the Royal College of Surgeons have written a joint appeal to the Department […]


Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust to cease running dental services on the Isle of Wight

Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust to cease running dental services on the Isle of Wight

Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust will cease running dental services on the Isle of Wight, it has been confirmed. The trust, which is based in the South West of England, has served notice, stating that the difficulties associated with overseeing services from a distance have become increasingly apparent. The trust took over the provision of […]


Yorkshire dental firm announces new jobs amid expansion plans

Yorkshire dental firm announces new jobs amid expansion plans

A Yorkshire dental firm has revealed that it is creating a host of new jobs amid expansion plans. ARS Dental, which has clinics across the county, has revealed plans to open a new private surgery in Huddersfield after adding two Yorkshire Smiles practices to its books. The surgeries, which are located in Leeds and Barnsley, […]


Good news for dental patients in Shetland, as private practice offers NHS places

Good news for dental patients in Shetland, as private practice offers NHS places

Dental patients in Shetland have a reason to smile after a private practice on the island started accepting NHS patients. Dental Shetland in Lerwick is now offering NHS dental places, as well as private dental services, a move, which has delighted local health bosses. The clinic has confirmed that Dr David Lubbe will continue to […]