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New figures released by Public Health England highlight stark regional differences in oral health standards

New figures released by Public Health England highlight stark regional differences in oral health standards

New figures released by Public Health England have highlighted stark regional differences in standards of oral health among children. New data from the government shows that children in some areas are up to 120 times more likely to be hospitalised for dental treatment than others. In Rotherham, for example, 1,143 in every 100,000 children under […]


Isle of Wight dental clinic to participate in new pilot to provide care home residents with free dental checks

Isle of Wight dental clinic to participate in new pilot to provide care home residents with free dental checks

A dental clinic on the Isle of Wight has teamed up with NHS England to participate in a new pilot scheme that provides free dental checks for care home residents. Members of the team at Bembridge Dental Practice will be visiting care homes around the island to provide residents with a free oral health assessment. […]


A third of Peterborough children missed out on dental visits last year, new figures reveal

A third of Peterborough children missed out on dental visits last year, new figures reveal

New figures published by NHS Digital show that a third of children in Peterborough didn’t see a dentist last year. The statistics revealed that only 63 percent of children had at least one check-up in 2017. Public Health England recommends regular dental checks for children of all ages, and the figures will spark concern among […]


Black Panther star offers to replace fan’s retainer after she broke it while watching the film

Black Panther star offers to replace fan’s retainer after she broke it while watching the film

The star of the biggest film of the year, Black Panther, has offered to replace a fan’s retainer after she inadvertently broke the device while watching the movie. Michael B Jordan has offered to pay for a replacement retainer for 17-year old, Sophia Robb. While watching the film, Sophia clenched her teeth during a tense […]


Dental survey findings leave Australian doctors in shock

Dental survey findings leave Australian doctors in shock

The findings of a dental survey have left doctors in Australia in shock. A poll conducted by the Royal Children’s Hospital revealed that a third of children have a filling by the time they start school and only two-thirds of children brush their teeth twice a day. Dr Anthea Rhodes, lead researcher, said that decay […]


Plans to convert a Colston residential property into a dental surgery are rejected

Plans to convert a Colston residential property into a dental surgery are rejected

Planning officers have rejected a change of use application to convert a residential property in Colston into a new dental surgery. The proposal, which was submitted by Tiwari Watson Dental Care, has been turned down over concerns about a lack of parking in the area. The application included plans to create a practice with four […]


Almost half of Lewisham children didn’t see a dentist last year, NHS figures confirm

Almost half of Lewisham children didn’t see a dentist last year, NHS figures confirm

Almost 50 percent of children in Lewisham didn’t see a dentist last year, according to new figures from NHS Digital. Health experts recommend 6-monthly check-ups for children, but the latest statistics from the NHS revealed that only 54 percent of children in Lewisham saw a dentist last year. Figure show that 31,425 children didn’t go […]


New private dental clinic opens in Liverpool’s Matchworks development

New private dental clinic opens in Liverpool’s Matchworks development

A new private dental clinic has opened in the Matchworks development in Liverpool. Dental Excellence UK, which already boasts an extensive list of celebrity clients, including members of the Liverpool football team, has opened a state of the art surgery on the Garston complex, which is located in the south of the city. The modern […]


Health watchdog reveals some patients are waiting up to 2 years to see a dentist in York

Health watchdog reveals some patients are waiting up to 2 years to see a dentist in York

A health watchdog has revealed that some people in York are waiting up to two years to get a dental appointment. Healthwatch York claims that some people are faced with a choice between waiting to see a dentist and travelling outside of the city. A new survey conducted by the local body found that some […]


New General Dental Council survey reveals high patient satisfaction rates

New General Dental Council survey reveals high patient satisfaction rates

A new survey conducted by the General Dental Council has revealed that the vast majority of patients are very happy with the service provided by their dentist. The results of the GDC Patient and Public Survey show that 97 percent of people who visit their dentist once a year are ‘satisfied’ with the service they […]