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Lerwick Police appeal for information after dental surgery is targeted by ‘mindless’ vandals

Lerwick Police appeal for information after dental surgery is targeted by ‘mindless’ vandals

Police officers in Lerwick, Shetland, have appealed for information after a dental surgery was targeted by ‘mindless’ vandals. The force is asking people who saw anyone hanging around Montfield Dental Unit to get in touch, after the windows of the clinic were broken. Police believe that vandals threw stones at the windows at some point […]


Sheffield dental clinic to stop providing NHS services

Sheffield dental clinic to stop providing NHS services

A dental clinic in Sheffield will stop providing NHS services, the owner of the practice has confirmed. Sandygate Dental in Crosspool will temporarily cease to offer NHS dental care due to a shortage of staff, which has impacted capacity. The clinic has advertised for a new dentist to join the team, but has been unable […]


North Shields dentist calls for improved food labelling to tackle high rates of tooth decay

North Shields dentist calls for improved food labelling to tackle high rates of tooth decay

A dentist from North Shields is calling for improved food labelling to tackle high rates of tooth decay. Dentist Ewan Bramley, from Ewan Bramley Dental Care, has appealed to food manufacturers to make labels clearer to enable people to buy healthier foods. Describing the current system as a “load of rubbish,” Mr Bramley said that […]


University of Birmingham dental students to visit India to provide care in poverty-stricken communities

University of Birmingham dental students to visit India to provide care in poverty-stricken communities

A team of dental students from the University of Birmingham is preparing to travel to India to provide dental treatment to adults and children living in poverty-stricken communities in the north of the country. A group of ten students, led by Drs Upen and Ketan Patel, will be visiting Rishikesh and the Himalayan region as […]


Brighouse dental practice teams up with Leeds United to form new partnership

Brighouse dental practice teams up with Leeds United to form new partnership

A dental team from a practice based in Brighouse has joined forces with Leeds United to create a brand new partnership. Town Hall Dental will provide dental treatment and care for all the players and staff members at the Championship club, and help them to drive their projects in the local community forward. The practice, […]


Tooth-cleaning foods to add to your diet

Tooth-cleaning foods to add to your diet

Most of us are aware that sugary treats and indulgent desserts are bad for our teeth, but have you ever thought about foods that are good for your teeth? We often focus on sweets, cakes and chocolate when talking about diet and oral health, but there are many foods you can add to your diet […]


Macmillan shares new Facebook post to raise awareness of mouth cancer on World Oral Health Day

Macmillan shares new Facebook post to raise awareness of mouth cancer on World Oral Health Day

Macmillan Cancer Support has shared a new Facebook post to raise awareness of mouth cancer on World Oral Health Day. Despite the fact that oral cancer kills more people in the UK than cervical and testicular cancer combined, public awareness of mouth cancer is low. Only a third of people surveyed by the Oral Health […]


Dentaid mobile unit treats 130 patients in Dewsbury

Dentaid mobile unit treats 130 patients in Dewsbury

A mobile dental unit provided by the charity, Dentaid, has provided treatment for more than 130 patients in Dewsbury. The unit, which was staffed by volunteer dental professionals, hosted four clinics in the West Yorkshire town. The initiative was launched to target people who are not registered with an NHS dentist and provide care for […]


Dental patients in Bodmin and Plymouth facing a 60-mile trip for NHS treatment

Dental patients in Bodmin and Plymouth facing a 60-mile trip for NHS treatment

New data from the British Dental Association suggests that dental patients in Bodmin and Plymouth are facing a 60-mile trip for NHS treatment. The BDA has warned of a deepening crisis, as practices across the country struggle to fill vacancies and cope with rising demand for NHS appointments. A national survey, which was sent to […]


The Oral Health Foundation urges dental professionals to get involved in National Smile Month 2019

The Oral Health Foundation urges dental professionals to get involved in National Smile Month 2019

The Oral Health Foundation is encouraging dental professionals all over the country to get involved in National Smile Month 2019. The charity’s annual event will take place between the 13th May and the 13th June. This year, the Oral Health Foundation is hoping that the campaign will reach up to 50 million people. The aim […]