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US dentist dies during dive to find bodies of missing WW2 airmen

US dentist dies during dive to find bodies of missing WW2 airmen

A dentist from New York has died during a dive to try and find the bodies of missing airmen who served in World War II. Dr Bruce Hottum travelled to the UK to take part in a search in the English Channel. Dr Hottum was in Kent to search a plane wreck, which he believed […]


Glasgow children waiting up to 6 months for treatment for severe decay, new figures suggest

Glasgow children waiting up to 6 months for treatment for severe decay, new figures suggest

Children in Greater Glasgow and Clyde are waiting up to six months for treatment for severe decay, new figures suggest. Provisional statistics obtained by the British Dental Association suggest that waiting times for urgent dental treatment range from 12 weeks to 6 months. Research also claims that children in Dumfries and Galloway, Highland and Forth […]


Mydentist to close Bath practice

Mydentist to close Bath practice

Dental chain, mydentist, has announced that it will close one of its Bath practices in September. Patients who are registered with the Rush Hill practice have been sent a letter informing them that the practice will close on the 30th September. Mydentist claims that it is not possible to sustain the clinic any longer as […]


New report reveals significant differences in oral health standards between rich and poor areas in Sheffield

New report reveals significant differences in oral health standards between rich and poor areas in Sheffield

A new report has revealed significant differences in standards of oral health between rich and poor areas of Sheffield. The latest figures show that 31 percent of the city’s 5-year-olds have decay affecting 3 or 4 teeth, but the most alarming aspect is the difference between affluent and deprived areas of the city. In some […]


Burglars target dental practices in Frome

Burglars target dental practices in Frome

Burglars have targeted two dental practices in Frome. Police have confirmed that thieves broke into Catherine Court Dentistry and Welshmill Dental Practice over the course of the weekend of the 21st July. A spokesman for Avon and Somerset Police claimed that thieves had targeted the two surgeries sometime between 8pm on Friday 21st July and […]


Beverley MP calls for improved access to NHS dental care

Beverley MP calls for improved access to NHS dental care

The MP for Beverley and Holderness has called for improved access to NHS dental care amid concerns that a growing number of residents are having to leave town to see a dentist. Graham Stuart has urged NHS England to take action to enable more people to see a local NHS dentist after it was revealed […]


King’s Sutton students get a visit from the mobile dentist

King’s Sutton students get a visit from the mobile dentist

  Students in King’s Sutton had plenty to smile about receiving a visit from the mobile dentist. Pupils from King’s Sutton primary School were treated to a visit from a Big Smiles mobile unit. Big Smiles is a national scheme, which provides children with educational programmes that are designed to improve their oral health. Nearby […]


Keswick dentists get on their bikes for charity

Keswick dentists get on their bikes for charity

A pair of dentists from Keswick joined dental professionals from all over the country to take part in a charity bike ride to raise money for Make a Wish UK. Simon and Lindsey Welch, from Fitz Park Dental Practice, cycled 287 miles in just 3 days to raise money for the charity, which arranges trips, […]


Dentist turned author donates proceeds to Bridge2Aid

Dentist turned author donates proceeds to Bridge2Aid

A dentist turned author has donated the proceeds of his novel, The Smiling Dentist, to charity. Dentist Alif Moosajee wrote the book, which is described as a “jargon-free guide”, to help patients understand more about the treatments available to them. Moosajee’s book has now sold more than 700 copies on Amazon, and the talented dentist […]


Newcastle dentist issues stress warning after Demi Moore attributes tooth loss to anxiety

Newcastle dentist issues stress warning after Demi Moore attributes tooth loss to anxiety

A dentist from Newcastle has warned of the dental effects of stress after Hollywood star, Demi Moore, blamed stress and anxiety for the loss of two of her teeth. Dr Rob Wain, from Dovetail Bespoke Dental Solutions, said that he sees patients who are suffering from the effects of stress on a daily basis. Most […]