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Australian dental patients urge the government to do more to make treatment accessible and affordable

Australian dental patients urge the government to do more to make treatment accessible and affordable

Dental patients in Australia are urging the government to do more to make treatment affordable and accessible after a survey revealed that 1 in 5 Australians are not receiving a suitable standard of oral care. A petition has been launched online to include dental care in the Medicare programme and many patients have taken to […]


Northwich dental practice offers free screening to support Mouth Cancer Action Month

Northwich dental practice offers free screening to support Mouth Cancer Action Month

A dental practice in Northwich, Cheshire, is offering free screening to support this year’s Mouth Cancer Action Month campaign. Abbey Dental, which is located in Regency Way, Kingsmead, will be hosting two sessions on Friday 23rd and Friday 30th November. Both sessions will be available to registered patients, as well as new patients who wish […]


Snettisham dental practice to close at the end of November

Snettisham dental practice to close at the end of November

Thousands of patients are looking for a new dentist after it was confirmed that Coastal Dental Practice in Snettisham will close at the end of November. The practice, which is part of the giant mydentist chain, will shut its doors at the end of this month. Patients have been contacted and made aware of the […]


King’s College Hospital researchers urge parents and teachers to look out for signs of dental disease

King’s College Hospital researchers urge parents and teachers to look out for signs of dental disease

Researchers and specialists from King’s College Hospital, London, are appealing for teachers and parents to be vigilant in a bid to clamp down on dental disease. Dental decay is currently the leading cause of hospital admissions and surgical treatment under general anaesthetic among children in the UK. Recently, researchers called for health professionals and educators […]


Christchurch dental practice expands, creating 5 new jobs

Christchurch dental practice expands, creating 5 new jobs

A Christchurch dental practice has tripled in size and created five new jobs thanks to a funding boost from Lloyds Bank. After spending 26 years in rented premises, the owners of Robinson’s Dental Practice have been able to buy a new base on the High Street. Kate and Simon Robinson have tripled the size of […]


New dental contract for Northumberland villages on track, NHS England confirms

New dental contract for Northumberland villages on track, NHS England confirms

Representatives from NHS England have confirmed that a new contract to provide villagers in Northumberland with new dental services is on track. Following the closure of two dental surgeries in Rothbury and Hadston last year, NHS England set about trying to find a new dentist to take over the contract. In October 2017, Coquetdale Dental […]


Vacant Shoreham shop to be converted into new NHS dental surgery

Vacant Shoreham shop to be converted into new NHS dental surgery

A shop in Shoreham-by-Sea, which has been vacant for six months, is set to become a new NHS dental surgery. Plans to convert the premises on Brunswick Road have been welcomed by councillors. In the last year or so, traders and retailers have found it difficult to stay afloat, especially following the closure of the […]


British Dental Association calls for change after patients queue for hours to register with new Llangollen practice

British Dental Association calls for change after patients queue for hours to register with new Llangollen practice

The British Dental Association in Wales has called for change after dental patients waited for hours to register with a new NHS surgery in Llangollen. The BDA has urged the Welsh Government to act now to prevent five-hour queues for a new dentist from becoming the norm. Representatives from the body felt it necessary to […]


Oxfordshire fire service promotes screening event, as new mouth cancer figures set alarm bells ringing

Oxfordshire fire service promotes screening event, as new mouth cancer figures set alarm bells ringing

Oxfordshire County Council’s Fire and Rescue Service is promoting a free mouth cancer screening event at the service headquarters to encourage people to get checked out. The headquarters in Kidlington will serve as a base for free screening on Wednesday 7th November, with appointments available between 9.30am and 4pm. The screening session has been organised […]


Llantwit Major dental practice to offer free mouth cancer screening on 10th November

Llantwit Major dental practice to offer free mouth cancer screening on 10th November

A dental practice in Llantwit Major in the Vale of Glamorgan is offering free mouth cancer screening on the 10th November to mark Mouth Cancer Action Month. The team at Wyndham House Dental Practice will be providing free dental checks on Saturday 10th November between 9am and 1pm. Appointments are available for all local people, […]