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Grantham dental duo teaches colleagues a lesson in perfect posture

Grantham dental duo teaches colleagues a lesson in perfect posture

A pair of dental workers who set up a programme to improve posture among dental professionals have given their colleagues a lesson in a bid to reduce common ailments such as back pain. Hayley Drury and Kath Eastwood established ‘team4hands4you’ earlier this year with the aims of educating dental professionals about the impact of poor posture […]


Irish dentists criticise medical card scheme, as extractions become more commonplace

Irish dentists criticise medical card scheme, as extractions become more commonplace

Irish dentists have criticised the current medical card scheme after new figures revealed that the number of tooth extractions carried out in the last decade has increased. The Irish Dental Association has warned that changes to dental benefits have had a negative impact on standards of oral health. A new survey published on Tuesday 29th […]


Dorset dentists worried as NHS figures show 40% of children didn’t visit a dentist last year

Dorset dentists worried as NHS figures show 40% of children didn’t visit a dentist last year

Dentists in Dorset are worried about the state of children’s teeth after it emerged that 40% of the county’s children didn’t have a dental check-up in 2017. According to figures from NHS Digital, almost 29,000 children in the county didn’t go to the dentist last year. This equates to 39.6% of the child population. Dentists […]


British Dental Association calls for General Dental Council to lower annual registration fee

British Dental Association calls for General Dental Council to lower annual registration fee

The British Dental Association has called for the General Dental Council to lower its annual registration fee. Following the release of the GDC’s consultation entitled, ‘Clear and certain: A new framework for fee-setting’, the BDA has urged the body to reduce its annual retention fee and criticised the GDC for failing to consult dental professionals […]


Bolton dentist sheds light on ‘healthy’ foods that can damage the teeth

Bolton dentist sheds light on ‘healthy’ foods that can damage the teeth

A dentist from Bolton has shared some tips to help people determine the possible impact of eating and drinking so-called ‘healthy’ products on their dental health this summer. We’re often advised to increase our intake of fruit and vegetables, and you may think that buying a bottle of juice or a smoothie constitutes making healthy […]


New Simplyhealth survey reveals the most bizarre questions posed by dental patients

New Simplyhealth survey reveals the most bizarre questions posed by dental patients

A new survey conducted by Simplyhealth has revealed the most bizarre questions received by dentists in the UK. As part of a national poll, the firm, which supplies Denplan dental cover, asked dentists about common questions they have been asked by clients. Most patients have queries about oral hygiene and want to know about the […]


Could acupuncture help you overcome a fear of the dentist?

Could acupuncture help you overcome a fear of the dentist?

Many people experience anxiety when faced with a trip to the dentist, and around 1 in 10 people have a severe fear of the dentist. If you’re scared of the dental chair, you may have come across therapies such as hypnotherapy, breathing techniques and even virtual reality, but have you ever thought about trying acupuncture? […]


Sheffield dental surgeon celebrates Mrs UK India title

Sheffield dental surgeon celebrates Mrs UK India title

A dental surgeon and passionate oral health campaigner from Sheffield has plenty to smile about after being crowned Mrs UK India. Dr Gullu Kuchhal beat off tough competition to claim the crown in her first ever beauty pageant. The 37-year-old dental surgeon said that she was delighted to scoop the award and she is now […]


A fifth of children in Northumberland have decay, new figures confirm

A fifth of children in Northumberland have decay, new figures confirm

A fifth of children in Northumberland have tooth decay, according to figures from Public Health England. Research conducted by the health body revealed that more than 20 percent of children starting school in the county suffer from decay. Statistics were provided based on a survey of 1,660 5-year-olds in the region as part of a […]


Simplyhealth funds new mobile dental unit for homeless patients in Winchester

Simplyhealth funds new mobile dental unit for homeless patients in Winchester

Simplyhealth has funded a new mobile dental unit, which will provide dental care for homeless people in Winchester. The firm, which has offices in Winchester and Andover, is working with the charity, Dentaid, to provide mobile services for those who aren’t registered with a dentist. The use of the bus, which is operated by Dentaid, […]