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Blackburn dentist praises 91-year-old patient with all his own teeth

Blackburn dentist praises 91-year-old patient with all his own teeth

A dentist from Blackburn has shared photos and heaped praise upon a 91-year-old patient who still has all of his own teeth. Dr Khalid Master, from Bank View Smile Studios, said that it was incredibly impressive, but also unsurprising that Jack Williamson, 91, has all of his natural teeth. Jack served in the Royal Navy […]


Social enterprise to open brand new dental centre in Cornwall

Social enterprise to open brand new dental centre in Cornwall

A social enterprise that operates across Cornwall and the Scilly Isles has confirmed plans to open a brand new, state of the art dental centre, which is geared towards patients with special needs. Smile Together has secured £1 million from Big Issue Invest to make the venture viable. The social enterprise was established in 2016 […]


New data highlights the dental gap between rich and poor areas of Scotland

New data highlights the dental gap between rich and poor areas of Scotland

New data released by NHS Scotland Information Service Division has highlighted the gap between rich and poor areas of Scotland, as far more patients from affluent areas have seen a dentist in the last two years. The figures show significant differences in attendance rates among both children and adults. The latest statistics show that 79.8 […]


New study suggests gum disease could elevate Alzheimer’s risk

New study suggests gum disease could elevate Alzheimer’s risk

A new study suggests that gum disease could elevate the risk of developing Alzheimer’s. The research, which has been published in the Science Advances journal, found that a specific strain of bacteria, P gingivalis, could have a part to play in the development of Alzheimer’s disease. Stephen Dominy, lead author, said that past studies have […]


Bupa adds to its dental portfolio after acquiring 9 new practices

Bupa adds to its dental portfolio after acquiring 9 new practices

Bupa has added to its portfolio of dental practices after confirming the acquisition of nine new clinics across the UK and Ireland. The chain has added a total of 23 new practices to its ever-growing collection this year, and the total number of Bupa Dental Care surgeries now stands at 470. The new additions represent […]


Over 40% of Bolton children start school with tooth decay

Over 40% of Bolton children start school with tooth decay

New research has revealed that 41% of children in Bolton start school with tooth decay. This figure is significantly higher than the national average of 25 percent. Bolton is one of four priority areas in the Great Manchester region that has been flagged by NHS England. As a result, children in Bolton are set to […]


New dental clinic opens on Swindon housing development

New dental clinic opens on Swindon housing development

A new dental clinic has opened on a Swindon housing development. Wichelstowe Dental Care has officially opened its doors to new patients. The brand new practice is ideally located just a stone’s throw from the 4,000-home East Wichel housing estate. The owners of the practice, Keith George and Jane Tidmarsh, acquired a loan from Lloyd’s […]


Dundee dental school initiative makes a positive difference to prisoners in Perth

Dundee dental school initiative makes a positive difference to prisoners in Perth

A health initiative developed by researchers at Dundee University’s School of Dentistry is making a positive difference to prisoners in Perth. Professor Ruth Freeman believes that closing the gap in health inequalities is one of the most significant challenges facing policy makers in Scotland. Prof Freeman is part of a team of researchers and experts […]


Dentists raise concerns over the rising number of unlicensed practitioners providing facial treatments in Northern Ireland

Dentists raise concerns over the rising number of unlicensed practitioners providing facial treatments in Northern Ireland

Dentists in Northern Ireland have raised concerns over the rising number of unlicensed providers of facial treatments such as Botox and dermal fillers. Dr Martina Collins, principal dentist at Martina Collins Dental and Skin Clinic, is registered with Save Face, and is urging other dental professionals and licensed aesthetic practitioners to join the register to […]


Leading cosmetic dentist expects Meghan Markle to top the list of most-wanted celebrity smiles in 2019

Leading cosmetic dentist expects Meghan Markle to top the list of most-wanted celebrity smiles in 2019

One of the UK’s leading cosmetic dentists expects Meghan Markle to top the list of the most-wanted celebrity smiles this year. Dr Richard Marques, a dentist well-known for creating celebrity smiles, has already seen a number of patients asking for a smile similar to the Duchess’, and he expects the trend to continue in the […]