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Spalding patients invited to register with new hospital-based NHS dental surgery

Spalding patients invited to register with new hospital-based NHS dental surgery

Patients who are looking for a dentist in Spalding have been invited to register with a new NHS surgery, which will be based at Johnson Community Hospital. The clinic, which is due to open on January 7th 2019, is now accepting new patients. The clinic will be staffed by dentists and nurses from Community Dental […]


New project launched in Bradford to increase availability of dental appointments

New project launched in Bradford to increase availability of dental appointments

A new project, which aims to increase the availability of dental appointments, has been launched in Bradford. According to guidelines from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), it is not necessary for all patients to attend 6-monthly dental appointments. However, many patients still have this timeframe in mind when booking dental checks. […]


Scottish dental student numbers decline rapidly at Glasgow Dental School

Scottish dental student numbers decline rapidly at Glasgow Dental School

The number of Scottish students studying dentistry at Glasgow Dental School has fallen significantly, according to new figures. Statistics obtained by the local press revealed that there has been almost a five-fold increase in the number of international admissions in the last seven years. In the same time period, the number of Scottish students has […]


New study suggests seeing a dentist before cancer surgery reduces the risk of complications

New study suggests seeing a dentist before cancer surgery reduces the risk of complications

A new study suggests that seeing a dentist before cancer surgery could help to lower the risk of complications. Researchers at the University of Tokyo, Japan, found that patients who had seen a dentist in the run-up to surgery were less likely to develop complications, including pneumonia, following the procedure. The team discovered that patients […]


New multi-million-dollar dental clinic to open in South Auckland

New multi-million-dollar dental clinic to open in South Auckland

A brand new, state of the art dental clinic is set to open in South Auckland. The new facility, which will cost in the region of $28.2 million, will be located in Manukau. News of the development has been warmly welcomed by health minister Dr David Clark. There has been a great deal of media […]


Worcester dental practice to reopen after 2 years

Worcester dental practice to reopen after 2 years

A dental practice in Worcester is set to reopen two years after it closed its doors to patients. St John’s Dental Practice closed in 2016 when the contractor chose not to renew their agreement. At the time, it was the only NHS dental clinic in St John’s. Since the practice closed, local MPS and patient […]


Cornwall Children Eat Five Times as Much Sugar over the Summer Holidays According to Survey

Cornwall Children Eat Five Times as Much Sugar over the Summer Holidays According to Survey

According to a survey of 1000 parents, children in the South-East of England typically eat up to five times as much sugar during the holidays as they do normally, with more sugary drinks and ice cream being primarily to blame. The survey, commissioned by mydentist, found that according to their parents, children from two to […]


Deadline Day for Thousands of Dentists to become GDC Compliant

Deadline Day for Thousands of Dentists to become GDC Compliant

Today, 28th August 2018, is the deadline for 36,000 dental care professionals to submit their Continuing Professional Development (CPD) statement to the General Dental Council. However ,in the week leading up to this deadline date, the GDC expressed concern that over 2000 dental professionals have not submitted the information they need to in order to […]


Lincoln high street shop to be converted into a new dental practice

Lincoln high street shop to be converted into a new dental practice

A high street store in Lincoln is set to be converted into a new dental practice. JDSP Dental Limited is planning to turn the premises, which were previously used as a furniture store, into a brand new clinic. The move is part of an expansion plan in the area, which will see four new practices […]


Dundee dentist cancels appointments following brazen daytime robbery

Dundee dentist cancels appointments following brazen daytime robbery

A dentist from Dundee was forced to cancel appointments following a brazen daytime robbery. Dr Purvi Patel, from Kingsway Dental Practice, said that a thief strolled into the clinic during the afternoon surgery and made off with a Samsung tablet while the desk was momentarily unmanned by reception staff. The device, which is worth around […]