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Illegal dentist who treated patients in B&B kitchen is prosecuted

Illegal dentist who treated patients in B&B kitchen is prosecuted

A woman pretending to be a dentist has been prosecuted after a patient complained about receiving treatment in a dirty kitchen at a B&B in Blackpool. Lynda Collins, who has no dental training and is not registered with any professional bodies, was offering dental treatment at The Gynway Guesthouse in Blackpool when she was reported […]


Highlands MSP calls for urgent meeting to discuss dental provision in the Western Isles

Highlands MSP calls for urgent meeting to discuss dental provision in the Western Isles

The MSP for the Highlands and Islands, Rhoda Grant, has called for an urgent meeting with the health secretary to discuss dental provision on the islands of South Uist, North Uist and Benbecula. Ms Grant wants to hold talks with Shona Robinson ahead of the end of a consultation, which was launched to talk about […]


New study suggests regular brushing could lower throat cancer risk by 20 percent

New study suggests regular brushing could lower throat cancer risk by 20 percent

A new study has suggested that regular brushing could lower your risk of developing throat cancer by over 20 percent. Researchers in the US claim that brushing could slash throat cancer risk by 21 percent as a result of reducing levels of some certain bacteria, which are believed to increase cancer risk. These harmful bacteria […]


Richmond dental patients forced to travel to Teesside for NHS care

Richmond dental patients forced to travel to Teesside for NHS care

Dental patients who are searching for NHS services in Richmond and the surrounding area are being forced to travel to Teesside, it has been revealed. There are currently no dental practices in the Richmond area offering free places for NHS adult patients, meaning that those who wish to join an NHS register are facing lengthy […]


Ramsgate dental practice to close in March 2018

Ramsgate dental practice to close in March 2018

Patients at a Ramsgate dental practice have been advised to consider looking for a new dentist after it was revealed that Church Hill Dental Practice will close at the end of March next year. The NHS has been informed that the practice, which currently runs an NHS dental contract, will no longer provide dental care […]


Leading doctor issues warning over mouth cancer prevalence among British Asian communities

Leading doctor issues warning over mouth cancer prevalence among British Asian communities

A leading doctor has issued a health warning over the prevalence of mouth cancer among British Asian communities. Dr Chet Trivedy, a consultant at London’s Kingston Hospital, said that traditional habits, including chewing tobacco and betel nut, elevate the risk of oral cancer significantly. Dr Trivedy, who is also a qualified dentist and a trustee […]


Two new dental practices open in Leicester offering treatment 365 days a year

Two new dental practices open in Leicester offering treatment 365 days a year

Two new dental practices have opened in Leicester, offering patients access to treatment 365 days a year. The new surgeries will operate 12 hours a day, every day of the year. The two new clinics, which are located in Westcotes and Clarendon Park, are run by JDRM Dental Care Limited and they are the first […]


Dynamic dental duo raises hundreds for charity after completing the Great South Run

Dynamic dental duo raises hundreds for charity after completing the Great South Run

A dynamic dental duo from Chichester has completed a 10-mile run to raise hundreds of pounds for the Alzheimer’s Society. Dr Magdalena Butler and Sarah Stone, the owner and clinic co-ordinator at Family Dental Clinic, donned their trainers to compete in the Great South Run. Sponsored by Simply Health, the 10-mile course is based in […]


Public Health England backs dentists’ calls to ban Coca Cola truck tour

Public Health England backs dentists’ calls to ban Coca Cola truck tour

The chief executive of Public Health England has leant his support to calls from dentists to ban the Coca Cola truck from visiting cities across the country. Duncan Selbie has urged local authorities to “reflect on whether it’s in the best interests of the health of local families” to host a visit from the iconic […]


Times reporters reveal millions are missing out on NHS dental care

Times reporters reveal millions are missing out on NHS dental care

An investigation by The Times has revealed that millions of people in the UK are missing out on NHS dental care. Research carried out by reporters shows that there are currently no dental practices taking on new NHS patients in 24 local authorities in England. The information was obtained from the NHS Choices website, which […]