Cosmetic Dentistry Guide News

NHS vows to keep dental services running after mydentist announces closures in Richmond and Catterick

NHS vows to keep dental services running after mydentist announces closures in Richmond and Catterick

The NHS has vowed to keep dental services running after mydentist revealed that it was closing its clinics in Richmond and Catterick. When news of the planned closures emerged, local MP, Rishi Sunak, wrote to NHS England to urge the body to act quickly to fill gaps. The Richmond MP has since revealed that he […]


Kind-hearted Dundee model raises thousands to provide dental care in Cape Verde

Kind-hearted Dundee model raises thousands to provide dental care in Cape Verde

A kind-hearted model from Broughty Ferry, Dundee, has raised thousands of pounds to provide poor communities in Cape Verde with dental and eye care services. Elaine Harris swapped the catwalk for the cycle paths, completing a gruelling trek from John O’Groats to Land’s End. Elaine took on the cycle challenge to raise funds to take […]


New British Dental Association survey highlights NHS recruitment issues

New British Dental Association survey highlights NHS recruitment issues

A new survey published by the British Dental Association highlights major issues related to the recruitment of NHS dentists. The most recent poll indicates that 68 percent of practices that have advertised vacancies have struggled to fill them. This represents a significant increase from 50% of practices in 2016-2017. Vice chair of the BDA, Eddie […]


Atletico Madrid defender undergoes urgent dental surgery following horror collision

Atletico Madrid defender undergoes urgent dental surgery following horror collision

Atletico Madrid’s captain, Diego Godin, has undergone dental surgery following a horror collision in a match against Valencia over the weekend. Godin was involved in a clash with the opposition goalkeeper, Neto, which left him with missing teeth. Godin and the Valencia player were going for the same ball when they collided during the match […]


BDA issues warning over dental access, as some patients face 70-mile journey to see an NHS dentist

BDA issues warning over dental access, as some patients face 70-mile journey to see an NHS dentist

The British Dental Association has issued a warning over access to NHS dental care, as patients in some parts of the country face a 70-mile journey to see a dentist. The BDA has warned that increasing pressure within the industry and low morale have made it difficult for practices to recruit dentists. A recent survey […]


Calls for 20% Sugar Tax on All Confectionary and Ban on Promotions

Calls for 20% Sugar Tax on All Confectionary and Ban on Promotions

Calls have been made for a ban on price promotions and discounts as well as a 20% sugar tax an all sweets, chocolate and confectionery, to reduce the amount of sugar we consume amid reports that some chocolate sharing bags contain as much as four times the recommended daily intake of sugar for adults. Even […]


Illegal Teeth Whitening Treatments Rise, Claim GDC

Illegal Teeth Whitening Treatments Rise, Claim GDC

The General Dental Council has reported that the number of people practising teeth whitening treatments illegally is on the rise putting patients at risk of incredibly painful side effects. A number of reports and a secret filming of an illegal procedure filmed by the BBC showed that not only were beauticians breaking the law by […]


Standards of childhood oral health below average in Dorset

Standards of childhood oral health below average in Dorset

New figures have confirmed that standards of oral health among children in Dorset are below average. Recent statistics from Public Health England suggest that children aged 5 and under in Dorset have worse oral health than children living in most parts of the country. The PHE figures show that 24.8 percent of children aged 5 […]


Canterbury’s oldest dental practice calls time on NHS dentistry

Canterbury’s oldest dental practice calls time on NHS dentistry

Canterbury’s oldest dental practice is to stop providing NHS dental services, it has been confirmed. Bradley & Partners, which has been offering NHS dental care to local patients since 1948, will no longer provide NHS care after pulling out of its current contract. Principal dentist, Dr Nadim Safdar, blamed changes in the contract, which have […]


Houghton Regis dental practice to host superhero-themed fun week for local children

Houghton Regis dental practice to host superhero-themed fun week for local children

The team from a Houghton Regis dental practice is on the lookout for local superheroes to help them celebrate Children’s Fun Week. The staff at Obex Dental is preparing to host a week of fun events and activities to get children involved in dental health and encourage them to pick up good habits that will […]