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Australians are skipping dental checks due to cost, survey shows

Australians are skipping dental checks due to cost, survey shows

A new survey has revealed that a large proportion of Australians are missing regular dental checks due to cost. The poll, which was conducted by Finder.com.au, involved more than 2,000 people. The findings of the survey suggest that around 12.6 million people have avoided going to the dentist, with over 40% citing cost as the […]


Scotland’s chief dental officer claims annual check-ups are suitable for most patients

Scotland’s chief dental officer claims annual check-ups are suitable for most patients

Most of us have heard at some point in our lives that we should go to the dentist every 6 months. While this advice still applies to some patients, most notably those with a high risk of developing dental issues, Scotland’s chief dental officer insists that most of us can benefit from annual appointments. Margie […]


Sheffield dentists submit application to extend opening hours

Sheffield dentists submit application to extend opening hours

Dentists from a clinic, which is due to open soon in Sheffield, are applying to extend its opening hours. The owners of The Hightrees Clinic in Dore originally applied for opening hours between 9am and 6pm on weekdays and 9am until 2pm on Saturdays, but they have since reviewed the times and decided to try […]


Judy Murray shows off stunning new smile after undergoing 15 months of treatment

Judy Murray shows off stunning new smile after undergoing 15 months of treatment

Image Editorial credit: Mick Atkins / Shutterstock.com Strictly contestant and tennis super-mum, Judy Murray, has shown off the results of 15 months of intensive dental treatment. Judy, who is best known for cheering on her son, Andy, from the sidelines of the Wimbledon courts, conquered her fear of the dentist to undergo treatment to provide her with a dazzling […]


Highlands MSP raises concerns over access to NHS dentistry, as patients are moved to private surgeries

Highlands MSP raises concerns over access to NHS dentistry, as patients are moved to private surgeries

An MSP based in the Highlands has raised concerns over the future of NHS dentistry, as patients move from NHS clinics to private surgeries. Rhoda Grant said that a lack of funding made available by the government has contributed to “privatisation by the back door.” Recently, patients who were previously registered with NHS services in […]


Southend pupils receive a visit from the Community Dental Service team

Southend pupils receive a visit from the Community Dental Service team

Pupils in Southend have been treated to a visit from the local Community Dental Service team as part of a programme to encourage children to look after their smiles. Members of the oral health improvement team visited staff and students at Friars Primary School to talk to teachers and children about healthy oral habits and […]


Cambuslang dental team celebrates awards success

Cambuslang dental team celebrates awards success

A dental team from Cambuslang is all smiles after winning a major prize at the Scottish Dental Awards. The team from Gray’s Dentist was ecstatic when the winner of the Practice of the Year award was announced. The clinic beat off stiff competition from around the country to scoop the award, which was presented at […]


Pencuick dentist takes 13,000-mile round-trip to treat patients on one of the world’s remotest islands

Pencuick dentist takes 13,000-mile round-trip to treat patients on one of the world’s remotest islands

A dentist from Pencuick is looking forward to making a 13,000-mile round-trip to treat islanders on one of the world’s remotest countries. Penny Granger travels 6,500 miles from home to provide treatment for communities living on the Atlantic island of Tristan de Cunha, which lies between South America and Africa. The journey takes up to […]


The Oral Health Foundation calls for increasing funding for NHS dental services

The Oral Health Foundation calls for increasing funding for NHS dental services

The Oral Health Foundation has called for the government to increase funding for NHS dental services. The charity has urged health ministers to devote more money to dentistry after a poll revealed that almost half of UK adults would be willing to pay more to improve NHS dental care. Dr Nigel Carter OBE, chief executive […]


Dental bodies launch new appeal for HPV vaccination for boys

Dental bodies launch new appeal for HPV vaccination for boys

A group of the UK’s leading dental bodies has launched a fresh appeal to make the HPV vaccination available to boys, as well as girls. The British Dental Association, the Faculty of Dental Surgery and the Faculty of General Dental Practice at the Royal College of Surgeons have written a joint appeal to the Department […]