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New study suggests gum disease can increase the risk of breast cancer

New study suggests gum disease can increase the risk of breast cancer

A new study suggests that women who have gum disease are up to three times more likely to develop breast cancer. The study, which has been published in the Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology journal, indicates that women who have advanced gum disease are between two and three times more likely to develop breast cancer […]


Bupa Dental Care acquires Luton-based Avsan Holdings

Bupa Dental Care acquires Luton-based Avsan Holdings

Bupa Dental Care has completed the acquisition of Avsan Holdings, a dental chain based in Luton. The group, which has 16 dental clinics in England and Scotland, has been taken over by Bupa in a deal, which was overseen by Christie & Co. Avsan Holdings was created over 30 years ago by Avron Smith and […]


Dentists urged to ensure they have the right TV licence

Dentists urged to ensure they have the right TV licence

Dentists across the country are being urged to check that they have the right TV licence amid concerns that many don’t realise they need a different kind of licence. As dental practices are classified as public areas, dentists must secure a separate licence to enable them to show patients TV shows or films on terrestrial […]


New York dentist shares secrets to cure a burned mouth

New York dentist shares secrets to cure a burned mouth

With so much temptation around us at this time of year, it’s no wonder than a burned mouth is a common complaint. We’ve all been in the situation where we’ve tucked in prematurely and ended up in pain for our troubles. A burned mouth can be very sore due to the lack of fat under […]


Eden dental duo welcomes new couple to the practice

Eden dental duo welcomes new couple to the practice

A dental duo, which has worked tirelessly to bring their practice back from the brink following storm damage, is preparing to welcome a new couple to the dental team. Richard and Barbara Govan have dedicated a huge amount of time and effort to getting Tufton Cottage Dental Practice back on track after Storm Desmond battered […]


Woolwich dentist launches petition to save her NHS practice

Woolwich dentist launches petition to save her NHS practice

A dentist from Woolwich has launched a petition to try and save her NHS practice. Dr Fariba Fekrazad is struggling to find a new location for her NHS surgery as a result of regeneration plans announced by Greenwich Council. New proposals focus on the regeneration of Spray Street, with residents set to benefit from a […]


Burnley dental team all smiles as cancer charity donations top £2,000

Burnley dental team all smiles as cancer charity donations top £2,000

A dental team from Burnley has plenty to smile about after raising more than £2,000 for a local cancer charity. The team from Briercliffe Road Dental Practice has been working tirelessly throughout the year to raise money for the Rosemere Cancer Foundation. At the beginning of the year, the practice revealed its charity of choice […]


Gold Coast dentist warns parents over increased incidence of dental injuries over the festive period

Gold Coast dentist warns parents over increased incidence of dental injuries over the festive period

A dentist from the Gold Coast has issued a warning to parents in the run-up to the festive period. With children set to break up from school in the coming days, dentists are warning parents that there is an increased incidence of dental injuries at this time of year. Dr Michael Chong, from the Paediatric […]


A glimpse into the future? Taiwanese dental practice accepts cryptocurrency payments using Dentacoin

A glimpse into the future? Taiwanese dental practice accepts cryptocurrency payments using Dentacoin

A dental practice in Taiwan has provided dentists and patients with a glimpse into the future by starting to accept cryptocurrency payments in the form of Dentacoins. The Mr ITeeth practice has become only the fourth clinic in the world to enable patients to pay using Dentacoin, a cryptocurrency, which was developed specifically for the […]


Oxfordshire dental team is full of festive cheer following awards success

Oxfordshire dental team is full of festive cheer following awards success

A dental team from Benson, Oxfordshire, is full of festive cheer after celebrating success at the UK Dentistry Awards. The team from Imogen Dental was awarded the Best Team in the South East title, beating off competition from hundreds of practices in the region. Dr Neel Tank and his colleagues were shocked but honoured to […]