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Ambitious Towy Valley dentist prepares for Arctic challenge to raise money for children’s cancer charity

Ambitious Towy Valley dentist prepares for Arctic challenge to raise money for children’s cancer charity

An ambitious dentist from Towy Valley is preparing to tackle the Polar Circle Marathon to raise money for a children’s cancer charity. Jenny Fifield is taking on the gruelling Arctic challenge in memory of her best friend’s son who sadly died from a rare form of cancer known as neuroblastoma. Dubbed the ‘coolest marathon in […]


New study reveals more than 50% of dentists plan to leave the NHS in the next 5 years

New study reveals more than 50% of dentists plan to leave the NHS in the next 5 years

A new study has revealed that more than 50% of dentists plan to leave the NHS in the next five years. A recent survey conducted by the British Dental Association suggests that 58 percent of dentists are planning to retire, switch to private dentistry or move abroad in the next five years. Many of those […]


Hundreds queue for hours for Cedar Rapids Mission of Mercy dental clinic

Hundreds queue for hours for Cedar Rapids Mission of Mercy dental clinic

Hundreds of people waited patiently in line for the latest Mission of Mercy dental clinic, which took place in Cedar Rapids over the course of the weekend (29/30th September). Patients who were eager to take advantage of the availability of free dental services started to appear late on Thursday evening in order to secure a […]


Scottish patients turning to private dentists, research reveals

Scottish patients turning to private dentists, research reveals

A growing number of patients in Scotland are turning to private dentists, research has revealed. New research suggests that more and more dental patients north of the border are visiting private dental clinics as a result of confusion related to pricing and the availability of NHS services and issues with access to appointments. A study […]


Bradford School Has Restricted Unhealthy Foods and Banned Sugary Drinks in Packed Lunches

Bradford School Has Restricted Unhealthy Foods and Banned Sugary Drinks in Packed Lunches

New healthy eating policies at Shirley Manor Primary Academy in Bradford have restricted desserts, cakes and biscuits in packed lunches, and sugary drinks such as squash, fizzy drinks and flavoured water are outright banned, for their contribution to tooth decay. This is one of the first initiatives that has gone further than the nutritional requirements […]


Beautician Who Offered Tooth Whitening Cleared of Charges of Illegal Dentistry

Beautician Who Offered Tooth Whitening Cleared of Charges of Illegal Dentistry

A beautician in Glasgow who offered tooth whitening treatment has been acquitted of carrying out dental work illegally. Cheryl Dickson, who runs Beauty by Cheryl in Glasgow, offered a teeth whitening treatment, a treatment that depending on the product could be considered practicing or being prepared to practice dentistry when not a dental professional, the […]


New £500,000 Centre for Dental Training To Open in Bradford

New £500,000 Centre for Dental Training To Open in Bradford

Students in West Yorkshire will be able to study in a new state of the art dental training centre this week, as NORDEC, the Northern Dental Education Centre in Bradford is officially opened. NORDEC will be opened this Friday at a ceremony at Bradford College by the MP for Bradford South, Judith Cummings, as well […]


Professional Wrestler Requires Emergency Dentistry After Smashing Teeth on a Post

Professional Wrestler Requires Emergency Dentistry After Smashing Teeth on a Post

Professional wrestlers have their share of bumps, bruises and injuries after entertaining a stadium in a match, but for WWE star Cesaro, impacted teeth and a trip to the emergency dentist can be added to his list of injuries. At Sunday night’s WWE No Mercy show, during his tag team match with Sheamus against the […]


Sweet Tooth for a Good Cause: A Dental Practice in Grantham Bakes Cakes for Charity

Sweet Tooth for a Good Cause: A Dental Practice in Grantham Bakes Cakes for Charity

As part of a charity Friday morning, patients at The Maltings Dental Practice in Grantham got to tuck in to coffee and an array of homemade cakes in order to raise money for a foodbank in Grantham. The initiative was set up by Julie McKie, one of The Maltings’ dental nurses and a volunteer at […]


Figures for Dental Access for Young Children Show the North Has Better Access to NHS Dentistry

Figures for Dental Access for Young Children Show the North Has Better Access to NHS Dentistry

According to figures released by NHS Digital, there is a North/South divide in dental provision, however not in the way that might be expected. A young person in the North of England is more than twice as likely to have gone to see an NHS dentist before they turn two years old than in parts […]