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Health committee calls for improved access to dental services in Bury

Health committee calls for improved access to dental services in Bury

A health committee in Bury has called for improved access to NHS dental treatment. Representatives from Bury Clinical Commissioning Group are eager for more services to be made available to patients, especially children. Members of the group’s committee have spoken out following a visit from NHS England’s Head of Primary Care Operation, Ben Squires. After […]


Promising Stirling dentist scoops prestigious Herd Medal

Promising Stirling dentist scoops prestigious Herd Medal

A young dentist from Stirling has been named as this year’s winner of the prestigious Herd Medal. Henry Chen, from Platt and Common Dental, received the award at a presentation earlier in the week. The Herd Medal is named after Douglas and Ian Herd. The brothers, who worked in the Forth Valley, Stirling and Grangemouth, […]


New survey reveals a third of Brits only brush once a day

New survey reveals a third of Brits only brush once a day

A new YouGov poll suggests that 3 out of 10 Brits brush their teeth once a day, despite advice from dentists to clean the teeth twice a day. In light of the survey results, dentists are offering tips to help you improve your brushing skills and lower the risk of dental health issues. Dr Toby […]


Offender ordered to contribute to dental costs after assaulting police officer in Spalding

Offender ordered to contribute to dental costs after assaulting police officer in Spalding

A Spalding man has been ordered to pay £1,000 towards the cost of dental treatment after leaving a police officer with severe facial injuries. The man, who has not been named, assaulted an officer who was attending a domestic abuse incident in August, leaving him with a broken tooth and facial injuries. The man had […]


New survey shows adults miss a quarter of their teeth when brushing

New survey shows adults miss a quarter of their teeth when brushing

A new survey suggests that adults miss a quarter of their teeth when brushing. Research conducted by dentists behind the Brushlink cleaning tracker suggests that 48 percent of adults consistently miss up to 25 percent of their teeth as a result of not brushing properly. Standards of oral hygiene varied among different demographics, with millennials […]


Leading New Zealand dentist calls for additional funding for services, as dental treatment becomes a luxury

Leading New Zealand dentist calls for additional funding for services, as dental treatment becomes a luxury

One of New Zealand’s leading dentists has called for funding to be made available for affordable dental services after suggesting that dental care has become a luxury for many. Associate Professor Jonathan Broadbent, head of Preventative and Restorative Dentistry at Otago University, said that the most recent dental survey indicates that more and more people […]


Tributes pour in for Newcastle dentist, Prof Jimmy Steele CBE

Tributes pour in for Newcastle dentist, Prof Jimmy Steele CBE

The dental world has been paying tribute to a dentist who ‘changed the way dental services are provided in the UK’. Prof Jimmy Steele CBE, former head of the School of Dental Sciences at Newcastle University and a pioneer in his field, has died at the age of 55. Prof Jimmy Steele received a CBE […]


Local MP takes a tour of Barnet and Southgate College’s new dental facility

Local MP takes a tour of Barnet and Southgate College’s new dental facility

MP Bambos Charalambous paid Barnet and Southgate College a visit recently to take a tour of the brand new dental and technological facilities. Mr Charalambous visited the college to take a look around the Centre of Excellence for Technology Enhanced Care and the BSC Centre of Dental Sciences, facilities, which provide training and support for […]


NHS urges local dental patients to get involved in future plans after closure of two practices in Taunton

NHS urges local dental patients to get involved in future plans after closure of two practices in Taunton

The NHS is urging local dental patients in Somerset to get involved in shaping the future of dental services in the area following the closure of two practices in Taunton. The mydentist clinic in The Crescent and Wellington Street Dental Practice have recently closed down and the NHS is now encouraging people who have been […]


Oakham dental practice is doing its bit to raise awareness of mouth cancer this November

Oakham dental practice is doing its bit to raise awareness of mouth cancer this November

Members of staff at an Oakham dental practice have been busy putting together a series of events to try and raise awareness of mouth cancer this November. The mydentist team launched their month-long campaign to support Mouth Cancer Action Month with a free evening screening session at the beginning of the month and this was […]