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Fearless dentist completes Ironman challenge for charity

Fearless dentist completes Ironman challenge for charity

A fearless dentist from the North West has successfully completed an Ironman triathlon challenge for charity. Dr Zuber Bagasi, from Synergy Dental, tackled the Ironman UK Triathlon recently, successfully completing three gruelling stages to raise funds for good causes. Dr Bagasi took on a 2.5-mile swim, a 112-mile cycle and a 26-mile marathon to complete […]


Oxfordshire watchdog calls for urgent improvements in care home dental services

Oxfordshire watchdog calls for urgent improvements in care home dental services

A health watchdog based in Oxfordshire has called for urgent improvements in care home dental services. Healthwatch Oxfordshire claims that a new survey has revealed that a substantial number of residents in the county’s 138 care homes are not receiving the dental care they require, with many residents not visiting dentists at all. The watchdog […]


Bupa dental practices accepting new patients in Yorkshire

Bupa dental practices accepting new patients in Yorkshire

Bupa has encouraged dental patients looking for a dentist in Yorkshire to contact its practices located in Doncaster and Pontefract. Recently, it was revealed that Buttershaw Lane Dental Care Unit would close, and there have been reports in the press about a lack of dental spaces in Bradford. In light of the news, Bupa has […]


Dental chain submits application to open new practice in Boston

Dental chain submits application to open new practice in Boston

A dental chain has submitted an application to open a new practice in Boston, Lincolnshire. JDSP Dental Limited has sent a proposal to change the use of premises in Market Place to Boston Borough Council. Currently, the property in question is listed for financial services, but JDSP is keen to convert it into a dental […]


Would you get a tooth tattoo?

Would you get a tooth tattoo?

Tattoos have become increasingly popular over the course of the last few years, but it seems that many people aren’t stopping at having their bodies inked. A new trend, tooth tattoos, is taking the US by storm. A dental stain tattoo, also known as a ‘tattooth,’ has become an increasingly popular trend in the United […]


New Zealand Dental Association calls for urgent improvements to school dental services

New Zealand Dental Association calls for urgent improvements to school dental services

The head of the New Zealand Dental Association has called for urgent improvements to be made to school dental services. Talking at the annual conference recently, the president of the association, Dr Bill O’Connor, said that the current school system was failing children and leaving them vulnerable to disease. According to the organisation, there are […]


Survey suggests many of us have replaced 3 meals a day with snacking

Survey suggests many of us have replaced 3 meals a day with snacking

A new survey suggests that many of us have replaced three square meals a day with snacking. New research conducted by Listerine revealed that 29 percent of people admit to eating just one proper meal a day. Snacking has become so popular, that 47 percent of those surveyed said they thought about eating more than […]


Growing number of dental patients in Bradford choosing to go private

Growing number of dental patients in Bradford choosing to go private

A growing number of dental patients in Bradford are choosing to go private, new figures have confirmed. Data obtained from the GP Patient Survey showed that 28 percent of participants had never tried to book an NHS dental appointment. This figure represents an increase of 2% since 2013. A total of 2,097 people took part […]


Dentists warn of the dangers of DIY brace videos on YouTube

Dentists warn of the dangers of DIY brace videos on YouTube

Dentists have issued warnings over the safety of DIY brace videos published and shared on social media sites like YouTube. Eddie Crouch, vice chair of the British Dental Association, said that the videos can be incredibly harmful, as poorly-fitted braces can cause the teeth to fall out. Some of the DIY tutorials that have been […]


Relief for patients as health board confirms Builth Wells dental clinic will not close

Relief for patients as health board confirms Builth Wells dental clinic will not close

Dental patients in Builth Wells are breathing a sigh of relief after the Powys Teaching Health Board confirmed that the town’s dental clinic will remain open. A number of residents raised concerns about the availability of dental care after mydentist announced that its Builth Wells practice would close. The health board has now confirmed that […]