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New study suggests gum disease could increase gallbladder cancer risk

New study suggests gum disease could increase gallbladder cancer risk

A new study has suggested that gum disease could increase the risk of gallbladder cancer in post-menopausal women. Researchers at the University of Buffalo discovered that women who have a history of gum disease also have an elevated risk of some forms of cancer, including gallbladder and oesophageal cancer. The team analysed data from more […]


Norwich dentist swaps the surgery for the summit to raise money for charity

Norwich dentist swaps the surgery for the summit to raise money for charity

A dentist from Norwich has swapped the surgery for the summits of some of Wales’ highest mountains to raise money for a good cause. Dr Gautam Sharma covered 17 miles on foot and successfully negotiated the famous Welsh 3 Peaks Challenge for Nelson’s Journey, a charity that helps children who have lost their parents. Dr […]


NHS pledges £300,000 to improve access to dental services in Market Drayton

NHS pledges £300,000 to improve access to dental services in Market Drayton

NHS England has pledged to increase funding for dental services in Market Drayton after a number of complaints from patients who have encountered difficulties finding practices that are accepting new patients. Last year, Healthwatch Shropshire carried out a review into dental services in the region and Market Drayton was highlighted as an area where access […]


Relief for Spalding dental patients, as NHS confirms new caretaker service to launch in September

Relief for Spalding dental patients, as NHS confirms new caretaker service to launch in September

NHS England has provided welcome relief for dental patients in Spalding after confirming that a new caretaker service will launch in September. The news comes shortly after it was revealed that 1A Dental, which is based at Johnson Community Hospital, is pulling out of its NHS contract due to “ongoing running costs.” NHS England has […]


Tributes flood in for celebrity dentist who dies suddenly at 39

Tributes flood in for celebrity dentist who dies suddenly at 39

Tributes have been flooding in for a popular celebrity dentist who has died suddenly at the age of just 39 years old. Friends, colleagues and patients have taken to social media and left messages at the former practice of Jamie Newlands, who has died suddenly. Mr Newlands leaves behind a wife and a daughter. As […]


Builth Wells dentist tackles charity road trip to Siberia

Builth Wells dentist tackles charity road trip to Siberia

A dentist from Builth Wells is taking part in road trip with a difference, as he plans to drive from the UK to Siberia for a good cause. Rather than recreating a glamorous Thelma and Louise style Hollywood voyage, Chris Shorrock will be navigating the roads in his grandmother’s old-school Renault Clio. Chris is taking […]


Dental apprentice turned operations manager shares her success story to inspire others

Dental apprentice turned operations manager shares her success story to inspire others

A former apprentice dental nurse has been sharing her story of success in a bid to inspire other people who are thinking of pursuing a career in dentistry. Michelle Jackson started off as an apprentice nurse and is now operations manager at a brand new dental clinic in the North East, which specialises in pain-free […]


US dentist dies during dive to find bodies of missing WW2 airmen

US dentist dies during dive to find bodies of missing WW2 airmen

A dentist from New York has died during a dive to try and find the bodies of missing airmen who served in World War II. Dr Bruce Hottum travelled to the UK to take part in a search in the English Channel. Dr Hottum was in Kent to search a plane wreck, which he believed […]


Glasgow children waiting up to 6 months for treatment for severe decay, new figures suggest

Glasgow children waiting up to 6 months for treatment for severe decay, new figures suggest

Children in Greater Glasgow and Clyde are waiting up to six months for treatment for severe decay, new figures suggest. Provisional statistics obtained by the British Dental Association suggest that waiting times for urgent dental treatment range from 12 weeks to 6 months. Research also claims that children in Dumfries and Galloway, Highland and Forth […]


Mydentist to close Bath practice

Mydentist to close Bath practice

Dental chain, mydentist, has announced that it will close one of its Bath practices in September. Patients who are registered with the Rush Hill practice have been sent a letter informing them that the practice will close on the 30th September. Mydentist claims that it is not possible to sustain the clinic any longer as […]