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Dental Aid Network makes a difference in Kashmir

Dental Aid Network makes a difference in Kashmir

Cover Image Credit: Shutterstock.com A charity is making a difference to hundreds of people who don’t have access to dental care in Kashmir. The Dental Aid Network (DAN) organises regular trips to Kashmir to provide dental treatment for children. Recently, a group of six dentists from Oldham, Glasgow and Liverpool visited Kashmir for six days. […]


Ramsgate MP raises concerns over dental practice closure

Ramsgate MP raises concerns over dental practice closure

The MP for South Thanet has raised concerns over the closure of a dental practice in Ramsgate. MP Craig Mackinlay brought up the subject of dental access in Ramsgate at Prime Minister’s Questions after a clinic that provides NHS treatment for 8,000 patients closed. Mr Mackinlay is worried that the closure of the Church Hill […]


Australian holistic dentist shares tips for better oral health

Australian holistic dentist shares tips for better oral health

A holistic dentist has shared his tips for better oral health. If you’ve indulged over the Easter weekend, there’s no better time to give your teeth and gums a little TLC. Holistic dentist, Dr Lewis Ehrlich, believes that there are several simple changes you can make to your daily routine, your diet and your lifestyle […]


Ipswich dentist to travel to Nepal on charity mission

Ipswich dentist to travel to Nepal on charity mission

A dentist based in Ipswich is preparing to travel to Nepal to embark on a charity mission. Junior dentist at Ipswich Hospital, Priyasma Gauchan, will visit Lo Manthang as part of a project organised by the Smiles Across Nepal charity. Ms Gauchan, who is from Colchester, will be part of a team of volunteers, which […]


Dental union urges dentists not to treat obese patients

Dental union urges dentists not to treat obese patients

The Dental Defence Union has warned dentists not to treat obese patients amid fears they could break equipment and then take legal action. The DDU suggests that dentists should refrain from offering treatment to patients weighing over 20 stone due to concerns over the safety of using dental chairs. Some chairs are not built to […]


Bradford newspaper launches ‘Stop the Rot’ dental campaign

Bradford newspaper launches ‘Stop the Rot’ dental campaign

A Bradford newspaper has launched a new dental campaign to try and reduce the rate of local children suffering from preventable decay. The Stop the Rot campaign has been backed by local dentists and Bradford South MP, Judith Cummins. Rates of childhood decay in Bradford are among the highest in the UK, and health watchdogs […]


British Heart Foundation publishes new animation to raise awareness of the link between oral and heart health

British Heart Foundation publishes new animation to raise awareness of the link between oral and heart health

The British Heart Foundation has published a new animation to raise awareness of the link between oral health and heart health. The clip, which can be found on the charity’s website, is designed to educate people about the relationship between gum disease and heart disease. Gum disease is a very common oral health issue, which […]


Sunderland clinic crowned the best cosmetic dental practice in the country

Sunderland clinic crowned the best cosmetic dental practice in the country

A Sunderland dental clinic has been crowned the best cosmetic dental practice in the UK, beating off stiff competition from rivals based all over the country. Riveredge Cosmetic Dentistry claimed the prestigious title at the Aesthetic Dentistry Awards. The ceremony took place on Friday 23rd March. The awards are designed to recognise the best talent […]


The American Dental Association reveals policy changes to wage war on opioid epidemic

The American Dental Association reveals policy changes to wage war on opioid epidemic

The American Dental Association has joined the war against opioid addiction. The body, which represents dental professionals, has revealed a series of new policies, which will be introduced to try and prevent opioid addiction. In a move to try and prevent patients from abusing drugs used to treat dental issues, the ADA has launched stringent […]


Ely dental clinic forced to cancel appointments due to dentist shortage

Ely dental clinic forced to cancel appointments due to dentist shortage

A dental clinic in Ely has been forced to cancel appointments due to a shortage of dentists. The team at mydentist, which is based in St Mary’s Street, is currently offering priority appointments only due to a shortage of dental staff. Patients who are waiting for treatment and those booked in for routine appointments have […]