Cosmetic Dentistry Guide News

The rise of the health holiday: stats show more Brits are visiting countries like Bulgaria for dental and medical treatment

The rise of the health holiday: stats show more Brits are visiting countries like Bulgaria for dental and medical treatment

The summer holidays are here, and many of us are looking forward to soaking up the sun in exotic climes. For most, holidays involve sitting by the pool, chilling out at the beach or catching waves in the sea, but for some, being overseas offers a chance to take advantage of discounted medical and dental […]


Plans submitted to turn former Boscombe dental practice into flats

Plans submitted to turn former Boscombe dental practice into flats

Plans to convert a former dental practice in Boscombe into flats have been submitted to planning officers in Bournemouth. The clinic, which was previously known as Wootton Lodge Dental Practice, is located on Christchurch Road. It has been vacant since the surgery closed unexpectedly in April this year. At the time, patients were informed without […]


Spalding residents delighted as NHS England confirms new investment in local dental services

Spalding residents delighted as NHS England confirms new investment in local dental services

The residents of Spalding have welcomed news of additional investment in local dental services. As part of a £3.39 million investment in services in Lincolnshire, NHS England has confirmed that the dental service at Johnson Community Hospital will reopen and that a new practice will open in the town at the beginning of next year. […]


Fire breaks out at Keighley dental practice, as police suspect an arson attack

Fire breaks out at Keighley dental practice, as police suspect an arson attack

Police are appealing for information about a potential arson attack on a dental practice and a betting shop in Keighley. A fire broke out at the rear of the Taylored Dental Care practice and Betfred store in the early hours of the morning of the 29th July. Fire crews were called to the scene, and […]


Plans to expand Burnley dental practice given the green light

Plans to expand Burnley dental practice given the green light

Planning officers have approved an application to extend a dental practice in Burnley. Burnley Council has given a proposal to add a two-storey extension to Queensgate Dental Practice the green light. The extension will be added to the rear of the property and will mean that the current practice will double in size. The additional […]


Plans submitted to create a wellness village with new dental centre in Bridgend

Plans submitted to create a wellness village with new dental centre in Bridgend

Proposals to create a new health and wellness village in Bridgend have been submitted to planning officers. The plans for Sunnyside Wellness Village included proposals to create a doctor’s surgery, a dental centre, a pharmacy and community health clinics, in addition to supported housing. The plans have been put forward by Linc Cymru in partnership […]


Four new dental practices to open in Lincolnshire

Four new dental practices to open in Lincolnshire

Four new dental practices are set to open in Lincolnshire as part of a fresh investment in local NHS dental services worth more than £3million. As part of a funding boost worth £3.39 million, new clinics will open in Spalding, Lincoln, Boston and Sleaford. The new practices will replace some of the services provided at […]


Bupa adds 9 new dental practices to its portfolio

Bupa adds 9 new dental practices to its portfolio

Image Editorial credit: chrisdorney / Shutterstock.com Bupa has added nine new dental practices to its portfolio. The latest acquisitions mean that the chain has increased the number of Bupa clinics in the UK by 14 in 2018. After taking over Oasis Dental Care in 2017 and acquiring new practices in 2018, Bupa now manages 470 dental practices in […]


Additional clinics to join NHS dental contract pilot after trials reveal positive results

Additional clinics to join NHS dental contract pilot after trials reveal positive results

A number of additional NHS dental clinics will join an NHS dental contract pilot after trials revealed positive results. Up to 50 more practices will be added to 73 clinics already participating in a scheme that is focused on a preventative approach to dental care. The new system, which encourages dentists to offer extensive oral […]


One in Six Homeless People Have Pulled Out Their Own Teeth

One in Six Homeless People Have Pulled Out Their Own Teeth

One-sixth of people living on the streets have had to pull out their own teeth because of a lack of access to dental care, a shocking survey has revealed today. Over 70% of homeless people surveyed have reported losing teeth since they have ended up homeless, with 17% of these reporting that they have lost […]