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Llangollen dental practice closes unexpectedly

Llangollen dental practice closes unexpectedly

A dental practice in Llangollen has closed unexpectedly, leaving patients with an uncertain future. The Chapel Street surgery closed last week (Monday 15th January) with patients arriving at the clinic to find a note on the door. Patients have been advised to find alternative arrangements following the sudden closure and some are very worried about […]


Norwich dentist laments ‘deeply disturbing’ childhood decay figures

Norwich dentist laments ‘deeply disturbing’ childhood decay figures

A dentist from Norwich has shared his concerns about standards of oral health among children in the local press. Speaking to a local newspaper, dentist Gautam Sharma, from West Earlham Dental Health Practice, said that the situation was “deeply disturbing”, with new figures confirming that more than 43,000 extractions took place in hospitals in England […]


NHS England working to restore village dental services in Northumberland

NHS England working to restore village dental services in Northumberland

NHS England is working to restore dental services to villages in Northumberland, it has been confirmed. Pauline Fletcher, from NHS England, met with councillors earlier this week (Tuesday 16th January) to provide an update on NHS dental services following the closure of surgeries located at Broomhill Health Centre. Ms Fletcher said that services had been […]


Oxfordshire patients can now access dental services by calling NHS 111

Oxfordshire patients can now access dental services by calling NHS 111

Patients in Oxfordshire can now access a wide range of health services by calling NHS 111, it has been confirmed. The new operators of the local NHS 111 system, the South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust, have confirmed that patients will be able to benefit from dental, mental health and pharmacy services, as well […]


Dentists urged to play an active role in HPV detection and prevention amid rise in oral cancer cases

Dentists urged to play an active role in HPV detection and prevention amid rise in oral cancer cases

Dentists have been urged to play a more active role in discussing safe sex habits with patients in a bid to combat rising rates of oral cancer linked to HPV exposure. HPV, or human papillomavirus, is a very common sexually-transmitted infection. Public health experts have called for dentists to speak to patients about HPV as […]


Plans to open a new dental surgery in East Wichel submitted to Swindon Borough Council

Plans to open a new dental surgery in East Wichel submitted to Swindon Borough Council

Plans to open a brand new dental surgery in East Wichel have been submitted to Swindon Borough Council. The application has been put forward by representatives from Wichelstowe Dental Care and Hunter Page Planning. If the application is successful, the new clinic, which will provide both NHS and private dental services, will open six days […]


New study shows that brushing is not enough to keep childhood decay at bay

New study shows that brushing is not enough to keep childhood decay at bay

A new study suggests that brushing alone is not sufficient to prevent decay and eliminate the dangers of eating sugary foods. The study, which involved nearly 4,000 preschool children, revealed that brushing is not enough to nullify the dangers associated with eating and drinking sugary foods and drinks. Researchers from universities based in Glasgow and […]


Shocking scenes as car flies off the motorway and becomes lodged in dental office window in California

Shocking scenes as car flies off the motorway and becomes lodged in dental office window in California

(Image Credit: Orange County Fire Authority) Shocking scenes featuring a car lodged in a dental office window have been captured on camera in California. Photographs published on news programmes and in newspapers show a Nissan Altima stuck in the first-floor window of a dental clinic in Santa Ana, California. The car is believed to have […]


Oakham dental patients welcome the opening of a new NHS dental practice

Oakham dental patients welcome the opening of a new NHS dental practice

A new NHS dental practice has opened in Oakham, providing local dental patients with better access to NHS treatment. JDRM Dental Care Limited officially opened its doors to patients on Friday 12th January. The surgery, which is located on Melton Road, will open from 8am until 8pm offering routine and urgent dental services. The opening […]


Dorset dental patient warns of the risks of travelling abroad for treatment

Dorset dental patient warns of the risks of travelling abroad for treatment

A dental patient who travelled overseas for treatment has shared his story in a bid to encourage others to think twice before having treatment abroad. Pradip Pandya, from Wimborne, flew to India two years ago to have dental implant treatment. At the time, he was attracted by the fees, which were significantly lower than charges […]