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NHS confirms £332,000 finding boost for dental services in Bradford

NHS confirms £332,000 finding boost for dental services in Bradford

Dental patients in Bradford have something to smile about, after the NHS confirmed a funding injection worth £332,000. After months of campaigning by local politicians, newspapers and watchdogs, additional funding has been made available for dental services in the city. NHS bosses have confirmed that more than £330,000 will be ploughed into local NHS services, […]


Public health expert brands childhood decay a “disease of poverty” in New Zealand

Public health expert brands childhood decay a “disease of poverty” in New Zealand

A public health expert in New Zealand has branded childhood decay a “disease of poverty.” Dr Rob Beaglehole, co-author of a recent report focused on the consequences of childhood decay, said that it is clear that poorer children have a much higher risk of developing decay than kids from more affluent areas. The report, which […]


North West dentist prepares for charity triathlon challenge

North West dentist prepares for charity triathlon challenge

An ambitious dentist from the North West is training hard in preparation for a charity triathlon challenge. Dr Zuber Bagasi will compete in an ironman triathlon in July in a bid to raise funds for a number of local hospices and the dental charity, Bridge 2 Aid. To complete the gruelling challenge, Dr Bagasi will […]


Thornhill dental practice closes temporarily following fire

Thornhill dental practice closes temporarily following fire

A dental practice in Thornhill was forced to close for part of the day on Wednesday 2nd May after a fire broke out in the morning. Fire crews from Hightown and St Mary’s were called to Thornhill Dental Practice, which is located on Warburton Road, at approximately 8.50 am. A fire, which was caused by […]


Dental duo all smiles following the acquisition of Aberdeenshire clinic

Dental duo all smiles following the acquisition of Aberdeenshire clinic

A dental duo has plenty to smile about after acquiring an Aberdeenshire clinic. Alistair Scott and Euan MacDonald have successfully completed the purchase of Schoolhill Dental Practice in Ellon. Alistair approached Euan with the proposition after learning that his boss at the practice, Dr David Ovenstone, was going to retire. Alistair has worked at the […]


How your smile provides an insight into your risk of developing heart disease

How your smile provides an insight into your risk of developing heart disease

Heart disease is one of the world’s most potent killers. Many people are aware that being overweight, smoking and drinking can increase your risk of developing heart disease, but did you know that your smile can provide a valuable insight into your risk of experiencing cardiovascular problems? Research suggests that people who have poor oral […]


Community members to meet with dental officials to discuss services in Nairn

Community members to meet with dental officials to discuss services in Nairn

Members of the community are set to meet with dental officials to discuss the provision of dental care in Nairn. Following repeated calls for discussions to take place over the last few months, a meeting has now been scheduled for June. Residents have raised concerns over a lack of access to NHS dental care in […]


NHS England confirms plans for two new dental services in Spalding

NHS England confirms plans for two new dental services in Spalding

NHS England has confirmed plans to launch two new dental services in Spalding. Head of primary care for NHS England in Lincolnshire, Di Pegg, revealed that an independent NHS clinic will open and that the dental service based at the Johnson Community Hospital will be relaunched at the beginning of 2019. Ms Pegg said that […]


Perth dentists put in a superhuman effort to raise money for local boy

Perth dentists put in a superhuman effort to raise money for local boy

A Perth dental team put in a superhuman effort to raise money for a local boy recently. Daragh Beattie, whose father, Stephen, is a dentist at Infinityblu Dental Care, was diagnosed with a rare genetic condition when he was born and has spent weeks in hospital during his short life. The 18-month-old suffers from delayed […]


New dental practice opens in Saltash

New dental practice opens in Saltash

A new dental practice has opened in Saltash, Cornwall. Brighter Dental is part of the ever-growing Smile Together company, a community-based organisation, which reinvests profits back into local services. The new Brighter Dental clinic is based at Saltash Health Centre and is the first of at least three new surgeries set to open this year. […]