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Northumberland councillors call for water fluoridation scheme to be expanded to tackle high rates of decay

Northumberland councillors call for water fluoridation scheme to be expanded to tackle high rates of decay

Councillors in Northumberland are calling for the region’s water fluoridation scheme to be expanded in a bid to tackle high rates of decay. The most recent statistics show that the rate of extractions among young children under 4 is higher in Northumberland than any other part of the North East, and decay is also more […]


New report suggests 2 million Australians avoid going to the dentist every year due to cost

New report suggests 2 million Australians avoid going to the dentist every year due to cost

A new report suggests that 2 million dental patients are putting off going to the dentist due to cost every year in Australia. Research conducted by the Grattan Institute revealed that cost is a barrier for a growing number of adults across Australia, with more and more people putting off dental visits or going abroad […]


Horncastle dental clinic now accepting new patients a year after facing closure

Horncastle dental clinic now accepting new patients a year after facing closure

A dental clinic in Horncastle is now accepting new patients just one year after facing closure. Kordel House Dental Practice, which was formerly mydentist, has overcome a staffing shortage and is now facing a much brighter future. Just 12 months ago, it was thought that the practice would have to close due to recruitment issues, […]


Sheffield dental practice offers behavioural therapy to combat anxiety, dental pain and bruxism

Sheffield dental practice offers behavioural therapy to combat anxiety, dental pain and bruxism

A dental practice in Sheffield is offering patients behavioural therapy in a bid to help them overcome common dental issues, including bruxism, headaches and jaw pain. The One80 Dental Centre is working with psychotherapist, John Davies to utilise techniques that have been designed to combat facial pain, anxiety, and bruxism (tooth grinding.) Practice principal, Nigel […]


The British Dental Association calls for the Mayor to step in as oral health standards slip among children in London

The British Dental Association calls for the Mayor to step in as oral health standards slip among children in London

The British Dental Association has urged the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, to take action after new statistics showed that standards of oral health among children in London have deteriorated. An inquiry revealed that rates of decay have increased in 10 of the city’s boroughs, with 3,500 children under 5 in London having teeth removed […]


Dewsbury MP criticises NHS dental fee increase

Dewsbury MP criticises NHS dental fee increase

The MP for Dewsbury, Mirfield and Kirkburton has criticised the government after it was revealed that NHS dental fees will increase by up to 5% on April 1st. The Department of Health confirmed that charges for dental services will increase in England. The cost of a check-up and other band 1 treatments will rise by […]


Australian charity backs calls for dental vouchers for seniors

Australian charity backs calls for dental vouchers for seniors

A charity in Australia is backing calls for dental vouchers for seniors. The Benevolent Society is supporting Mayo politician, Rebekah Sharkie, in her quest to make dental care more affordable for older people. Ms Sharkie is launching a campaign for a new dental voucher, which would enable seniors in need to access up to $1,000 […]


New survey shows Tooth Fairy payments have fallen

New survey shows Tooth Fairy payments have fallen

A new survey has revealed that the average payment from the Tooth Fairy has fallen. A poll conducted by cosmetic dental brand, Your Smile Direct, showed that nationally, there has been a decrease of 10% in the last 3 years, with the average payment per tooth falling from £2.10 to £1.90. More than a quarter […]


Temple City dentist shows off the results of child-friendly Hello Kitty makeover

Temple City dentist shows off the results of child-friendly Hello Kitty makeover

A dentist in Temple City, California, is showing off the results of a child-friendly Hello Kitty makeover. Parklane Dental has teamed with up the makers of Hello Kitty, Sanrio, to create the USA’s first Hello Kitty themed dental office. The bright, inviting clinic also boasts a host of other well-known Sanrio characters, including My Melody, […]


NHS dental charges to increase in April

NHS dental charges to increase in April

The cost of NHS dental services is set to rise in April, the Department of Health has confirmed. From April 1st 2019, the price of band 1, 2 and 3 treatments will increase across England. The cost of a check-up, a band 1 treatment, will increase by £1.10 to £22.70, while the cost of band […]