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Times reporters reveal millions are missing out on NHS dental care

Times reporters reveal millions are missing out on NHS dental care

An investigation by The Times has revealed that millions of people in the UK are missing out on NHS dental care. Research carried out by reporters shows that there are currently no dental practices taking on new NHS patients in 24 local authorities in England. The information was obtained from the NHS Choices website, which […]


Northern Ireland health professionals team up to raise awareness of oral cancer as rates are predicted to double by 2035

Northern Ireland health professionals team up to raise awareness of oral cancer as rates are predicted to double by 2035

Health professionals in Northern Ireland have teamed up to try and raise awareness of mouth cancer, as statistics suggest that the number of cases is set to double by 2035. According to figures from the Northern Ireland Cancer Registry, the number of cases of mouth cancer diagnosed in the region is predicted to double over […]


New statistics suggest men are twice as likely to develop mouth cancer

New statistics suggest men are twice as likely to develop mouth cancer

New statistics released by Cancer Research UK have revealed that men are twice as likely to develop mouth cancer. The most recent figures from the charity show that 5,300 men and 2,500 women are diagnosed with oral cancer in the UK each year. Research also indicates that oral cancer is one of the most common […]


Is drinking bottled water damaging the dental health of American children?

Is drinking bottled water damaging the dental health of American children?

A new study suggests that drinking bottled water may be harming the dental health of children in America. Research shows that bottled water consumption has increased since the Flint, Michigan crisis, where excessive lead levels were found in communal water supplies. A new study suggests that people who are actively trying to avoid lead contaminated […]


Billingham dental team returns from refugee mission in Greece

Billingham dental team returns from refugee mission in Greece

A team of four dental professionals from Billingham has returned from a charity mission in Greece. A team of nurses and dentists from Queensway Dental recently spent a week helping Syrian refugees in the north of Greece. Dentists, Dr Paul Averley and Dr Uzma Olbrich were joined by dental nurses, Hannah Bell and Katie Fergusson, […]


Stretford dental practice runs colouring competition to encourage youngsters to brush up on oral hygiene

Stretford dental practice runs colouring competition to encourage youngsters to brush up on oral hygiene

A dental practice in Stretford has been encouraging young patients to brush up on their oral hygiene skills and indulge their creativity by running a colouring competition. Poppies Dental Care invited local children to take part in the competition in a bid to win prizes. The practice team decided to host the competition to make […]


Godalming dental patients are struggling to get an NHS appointment

Godalming dental patients are struggling to get an NHS appointment

Dental patients in Godalming are struggling to get an NHS appointment, it has been revealed. According to the NHS Choices website, practices in Godalming and nearby Farncombe and Milford are not currently accepting new NHS patients and appointments are only available for emergency referrals. Tina Shonk is one of many local residents who have expressed […]


Wilmslow dentists submit application to turn retail unit into a new practice

Wilmslow dentists submit application to turn retail unit into a new practice

Dentists in Wilmslow have submitted a planning application to turn a retail unit into a brand new practice. A proposal to change the use of a ground floor retail unit into a dental surgery has been submitted to Cheshire East Council. The unit is located at 56, Alderley Road. Currently, the premises are part of […]


Grantham dental team completes charity spinathon in support of Mouth Cancer Action Month

Grantham dental team completes charity spinathon in support of Mouth Cancer Action Month

A dental team from Grantham has raised more than £200 by taking part in a charity spinathon in support of Mouth Cancer Action Month. The team from Maltings Dental Practice kept two bikes going for 12 hours straight on Tuesday 21st November to raise money for mouth cancer charities. Two exercise bikes arrived in reception […]


New study links regular mouthwash use to elevated diabetes risk

New study links regular mouthwash use to elevated diabetes risk

A new study has linked regular mouthwash use to an elevated risk of type 2 diabetes. Researchers from Harvard University’s School of Public Health claim that using mouthwash twice a day can have a significant impact on the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The study shows that those who rinse with mouthwash twice a […]