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Ipswich dentist to travel to Nepal on charity mission

Ipswich dentist to travel to Nepal on charity mission

A dentist based in Ipswich is preparing to travel to Nepal to embark on a charity mission. Junior dentist at Ipswich Hospital, Priyasma Gauchan, will visit Lo Manthang as part of a project organised by the Smiles Across Nepal charity. Ms Gauchan, who is from Colchester, will be part of a team of volunteers, which […]


Dental union urges dentists not to treat obese patients

Dental union urges dentists not to treat obese patients

The Dental Defence Union has warned dentists not to treat obese patients amid fears they could break equipment and then take legal action. The DDU suggests that dentists should refrain from offering treatment to patients weighing over 20 stone due to concerns over the safety of using dental chairs. Some chairs are not built to […]


Bradford newspaper launches ‘Stop the Rot’ dental campaign

Bradford newspaper launches ‘Stop the Rot’ dental campaign

A Bradford newspaper has launched a new dental campaign to try and reduce the rate of local children suffering from preventable decay. The Stop the Rot campaign has been backed by local dentists and Bradford South MP, Judith Cummins. Rates of childhood decay in Bradford are among the highest in the UK, and health watchdogs […]


British Heart Foundation publishes new animation to raise awareness of the link between oral and heart health

British Heart Foundation publishes new animation to raise awareness of the link between oral and heart health

The British Heart Foundation has published a new animation to raise awareness of the link between oral health and heart health. The clip, which can be found on the charity’s website, is designed to educate people about the relationship between gum disease and heart disease. Gum disease is a very common oral health issue, which […]


Sunderland clinic crowned the best cosmetic dental practice in the country

Sunderland clinic crowned the best cosmetic dental practice in the country

A Sunderland dental clinic has been crowned the best cosmetic dental practice in the UK, beating off stiff competition from rivals based all over the country. Riveredge Cosmetic Dentistry claimed the prestigious title at the Aesthetic Dentistry Awards. The ceremony took place on Friday 23rd March. The awards are designed to recognise the best talent […]


The American Dental Association reveals policy changes to wage war on opioid epidemic

The American Dental Association reveals policy changes to wage war on opioid epidemic

The American Dental Association has joined the war against opioid addiction. The body, which represents dental professionals, has revealed a series of new policies, which will be introduced to try and prevent opioid addiction. In a move to try and prevent patients from abusing drugs used to treat dental issues, the ADA has launched stringent […]


Ely dental clinic forced to cancel appointments due to dentist shortage

Ely dental clinic forced to cancel appointments due to dentist shortage

A dental clinic in Ely has been forced to cancel appointments due to a shortage of dentists. The team at mydentist, which is based in St Mary’s Street, is currently offering priority appointments only due to a shortage of dental staff. Patients who are waiting for treatment and those booked in for routine appointments have […]


New research reveals a third of UK adults never visit a hygienist

New research reveals a third of UK adults never visit a hygienist

Cover Image Copyright TePe New research has revealed that a third of UK adults have never visited a hygienist. A study carried out by Tepe UK found that just over a third of adults in the UK have never had a dental hygiene appointment. Almost half of those surveyed admitted that they thought regular dental […]


Montgomeryshire AM raises concerns over dental access at Welsh National Assembly

Montgomeryshire AM raises concerns over dental access at Welsh National Assembly

The AM for Montgomeryshire has raised concerns over access to dental services in his constituency at the Welsh National Assembly. At a meeting at the Senedd, AM Russell George suggested that local residents in Newtown are facing a dental crisis. Mr George said that there have been issues linked to the recruitment of dental professionals […]


Relief for Horncastle dental patients following mydentist closure

Relief for Horncastle dental patients following mydentist closure

Dental patients in Horncastle can breathe a sigh of relief after a husband and wife dental team confirmed the takeover of the town’s mydentist clinic. Patients were left facing an uncertain future after the chain confirmed that the practice would close, but NHS patients can now enjoy peace of mind. Husband and wife dental duo, […]