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Ashby man ordered to pay £3,000 to cover victim’s dental costs following late night attack

Ashby man ordered to pay £3,000 to cover victim’s dental costs following late night attack

A man from Ashby has been ordered to pay £3,000 to cover the cost of his victim’s dental fees after a late night attack in August 2018. Paul Hollis attacked the victim, who had just left Manhattan nightclub, after getting into an argument with him at a takeaway restaurant opposite the club. Having dispersed after […]


Brave dentist to battle the soaring heat of the Sahara Desert to raise money for the Mouth Cancer Foundation

Brave dentist to battle the soaring heat of the Sahara Desert to raise money for the Mouth Cancer Foundation

A brave dentist from Bracknell is preparing to battle the soaring heat of the Sahara Desert to raise money for the Mouth Cancer Foundation. Bob To, from Blueberry Dental Surgery, will compete in the famous Marathon des Sables to support the cause. One of the most gruelling endurance battles in the world, the Marathon des […]


Salisbury dentists to take part in charity walk to raise funds for a new MRI scanner

Salisbury dentists to take part in charity walk to raise funds for a new MRI scanner

Staff at THE dentist, Salisbury, are taking part in a charity walk to raise money for a new MRI scanner as part of the Stars Appeal MRI Scanner Campaign. The team is preparing to take on the Walk for Wards challenge in support of their colleague, who was diagnosed with a brain tumour in December […]


Peebles dental team prepares for 2020 Indonesia charity trip

Peebles dental team prepares for 2020 Indonesia charity trip

A dental team from Peebles is preparing to visit Indonesia to help children living in poverty. Members of staff from Ros Kerr Dental Surgery will visit the Indonesian island of Bali in 2020 to offer dental screening services and oral health education. To raise money for the project, which will take place in spring next […]


Doncaster takes the unenviable title of England’s worst town for childhood dental decay

Doncaster takes the unenviable title of England’s worst town for childhood dental decay

Doncaster has been named as England’s worst place for childhood dental decay. Recent figures show that extraction rates are five times higher than the national average in the South Yorkshire town. Statistics suggest that more than 90% of dental extractions carried out in English hospitals are due to extensive decay, despite the fact that the […]


The Oral Health Foundation urges the public to be more vigilant, as study highlights lack of mouth cancer awareness

The Oral Health Foundation urges the public to be more vigilant, as study highlights lack of mouth cancer awareness

The Oral Health Foundation has urged the public to be more mouth aware, as a study highlights a widespread lack of awareness of the causes and symptoms of mouth cancer. A survey conducted by the charity found that a third of people are unaware that smoking causes oral cancer, with 57% unaware of the link […]


Dental professionals slam Netflix documentary linking root canal treatment to cancer

Dental professionals slam Netflix documentary linking root canal treatment to cancer

Dental professionals have urged streaming platforms to remove a documentary, which links root canal treatment to an increased risk of cancer. Dentists, researchers and specialist endodontists have slammed the makers of ‘Root Cause’ and accused streaming services of spreading inaccurate, potentially harmful messages. The film, which was made by Australian Frazer Bailey, documents the film-maker’s […]


MP Tim Farron calls for further investment to improve dental services in South Lakes

MP Tim Farron calls for further investment to improve dental services in South Lakes

South Lakes MP, Tim Farron, has called for further investment to improve access to local dental services. Mr Farron, who appealed for funding to create more NHS dental places in the area last year, said that efforts to improve access have been unsuccessful and described the situation as being “at breaking point.” The MP for […]


Leeds-based health expert calls for London’s junk food advertising ban to be rolled out nationwide

Leeds-based health expert calls for London’s junk food advertising ban to be rolled out nationwide

Dr Stuart Flint, a health expert from Leeds Beckett University, has called for a junk food ban, which was recently introduced in London, to be rolled out across the country. Recently, a ban on advertising was enforced on transport systems run by TFL, meaning that stations and buses, tubes, and trains cannot display adverts for […]


Over 145,000 dental patients are waiting for treatment in Queensland, new figures confirm

Over 145,000 dental patients are waiting for treatment in Queensland, new figures confirm

More than 145,000 people are waiting to see a dentist in Queensland, Australia. According to figures from Queensland Health, which were released in January, 145,249 patients are currently on a waiting list. Despite the fact that public dentists are treating thousands of patients every month across the state, there has only been a reduction in […]