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NHS dentists in England to get a pay rise in December

NHS dentists in England to get a pay rise in December

Dentists who work for the NHS in England are set to receive a pay rise in December, it has been confirmed. The British Dental Association claims that dentists working in England will be given a pay rise of 1.68%, which will be backdated from April 2018. On April 1st 2019, a further 0.65% will be […]


Watchdog claims confusion over fees is putting patients on benefits off going to the dentist in Wales

Watchdog claims confusion over fees is putting patients on benefits off going to the dentist in Wales

A watchdog has claimed that confusion over fees is putting patients who are on benefits off going to dentist in Wales. Community Health Councils in Wales suggests that many people who claim benefits are avoiding going to the dentist because they don’t know what kinds of treatments and services are available to them. The watchdog […]


Hope for dental patients in Dolgellau, as new practice opens nearly 2 years after mydentist closure

Hope for dental patients in Dolgellau, as new practice opens nearly 2 years after mydentist closure

Dental patients in the Welsh town of Dolgellau finally have something to smile about, after a new practice opened nearly two years after its only clinic shut. Mydentist closed in spring 2017, and since then, patients have struggled to get a dental appointment. Practices in nearby Porthmadog and Aberystwyth were over-subscribed, leaving patients with option […]


Oral Health Foundation calls for free dental care for oral cancer patients

Oral Health Foundation calls for free dental care for oral cancer patients

The Oral Health Foundation has called for dental care to be provided free of charge for patients diagnosed with mouth cancer. After receiving treatment for oral cancer, patients are often faced with long-term dental difficulties, which require complex and intensive treatment. Unlike other health services, dental care is not available free of charge on the […]


Are you familiar with the signs of oral cancer?

Are you familiar with the signs of oral cancer?

November is Mouth Cancer Action Month, and if you’ve been to the dentist recently, you may have noticed posters or leaflets about mouth cancer on the walls or waiting room tables. Mouth cancer is an increasingly common form of cancer, but studies suggest that the vast majority of UK adults aren’t aware of the symptoms. […]


Bradford dental practice has a new owner

Bradford dental practice has a new owner

A dental practice located in the suburbs of Bradford has changed hands. A One Dental Care, which is located on Leeds Road, has recently been sold to a West Yorkshire dentist who owns an expanding local chain. The practice was established 75 years ago and has been housed in its current location for five decades. […]


Bradford dentist submits plans to open a brand new dental practice in Wibsey

Bradford dentist submits plans to open a brand new dental practice in Wibsey

A Bradford dentist has submitted plans to open a brand new dental practice in Wibsey. Dr Nadim Mushtaq is proposing to convert the premises located at 19 Fair Road into a dental surgery. The application details plans for two treatment rooms and the addition of a ground-floor disabled toilet. The cellar will also be renovated […]


Specialist vet drafted in to cure Toby the tapir’s toothache

Specialist vet drafted in to cure Toby the tapir’s toothache

Keepers at Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm in Somerset called upon an expert with a huge amount of experience in treating larger animals with troublesome teeth to help Toby the tapir recently. Keepers at the zoo in Wraxall contacted Dr Peter Kertesz when Toby started to struggle after cracking one of his upper canine teeth. Dr […]


Ponteland dental practice hosts free mouth cancer checks

Ponteland dental practice hosts free mouth cancer checks

A dental practice in Ponteland hosted two free screening events to support Mouth Cancer Action Month recently. The team at Honour Health invited residents to attend sessions on Saturday November 17th and Monday November 19th to raise awareness of mouth cancer. Katherine Lawrence, a dentist at the practice, said that it’s hugely important for dentists […]


Yorkshire street dentists provide care for the homeless

Yorkshire street dentists provide care for the homeless

A group of Yorkshire dentists is bringing smiles to people on the streets by providing free dental care. Nafiza Jamil is a member of a team of dentists based in the Leeds area, which is providing care to homeless people who have no hope of getting a dental appointment. When you’re struggling to keep a […]