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Stretford dental practice runs colouring competition to encourage youngsters to brush up on oral hygiene

Stretford dental practice runs colouring competition to encourage youngsters to brush up on oral hygiene

A dental practice in Stretford has been encouraging young patients to brush up on their oral hygiene skills and indulge their creativity by running a colouring competition. Poppies Dental Care invited local children to take part in the competition in a bid to win prizes. The practice team decided to host the competition to make […]


Godalming dental patients are struggling to get an NHS appointment

Godalming dental patients are struggling to get an NHS appointment

Dental patients in Godalming are struggling to get an NHS appointment, it has been revealed. According to the NHS Choices website, practices in Godalming and nearby Farncombe and Milford are not currently accepting new NHS patients and appointments are only available for emergency referrals. Tina Shonk is one of many local residents who have expressed […]


Wilmslow dentists submit application to turn retail unit into a new practice

Wilmslow dentists submit application to turn retail unit into a new practice

Dentists in Wilmslow have submitted a planning application to turn a retail unit into a brand new practice. A proposal to change the use of a ground floor retail unit into a dental surgery has been submitted to Cheshire East Council. The unit is located at 56, Alderley Road. Currently, the premises are part of […]


Grantham dental team completes charity spinathon in support of Mouth Cancer Action Month

Grantham dental team completes charity spinathon in support of Mouth Cancer Action Month

A dental team from Grantham has raised more than £200 by taking part in a charity spinathon in support of Mouth Cancer Action Month. The team from Maltings Dental Practice kept two bikes going for 12 hours straight on Tuesday 21st November to raise money for mouth cancer charities. Two exercise bikes arrived in reception […]


New study links regular mouthwash use to elevated diabetes risk

New study links regular mouthwash use to elevated diabetes risk

A new study has linked regular mouthwash use to an elevated risk of type 2 diabetes. Researchers from Harvard University’s School of Public Health claim that using mouthwash twice a day can have a significant impact on the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The study shows that those who rinse with mouthwash twice a […]


Health committee calls for improved access to dental services in Bury

Health committee calls for improved access to dental services in Bury

A health committee in Bury has called for improved access to NHS dental treatment. Representatives from Bury Clinical Commissioning Group are eager for more services to be made available to patients, especially children. Members of the group’s committee have spoken out following a visit from NHS England’s Head of Primary Care Operation, Ben Squires. After […]


Promising Stirling dentist scoops prestigious Herd Medal

Promising Stirling dentist scoops prestigious Herd Medal

A young dentist from Stirling has been named as this year’s winner of the prestigious Herd Medal. Henry Chen, from Platt and Common Dental, received the award at a presentation earlier in the week. The Herd Medal is named after Douglas and Ian Herd. The brothers, who worked in the Forth Valley, Stirling and Grangemouth, […]


New survey reveals a third of Brits only brush once a day

New survey reveals a third of Brits only brush once a day

A new YouGov poll suggests that 3 out of 10 Brits brush their teeth once a day, despite advice from dentists to clean the teeth twice a day. In light of the survey results, dentists are offering tips to help you improve your brushing skills and lower the risk of dental health issues. Dr Toby […]


Offender ordered to contribute to dental costs after assaulting police officer in Spalding

Offender ordered to contribute to dental costs after assaulting police officer in Spalding

A Spalding man has been ordered to pay £1,000 towards the cost of dental treatment after leaving a police officer with severe facial injuries. The man, who has not been named, assaulted an officer who was attending a domestic abuse incident in August, leaving him with a broken tooth and facial injuries. The man had […]


New survey shows adults miss a quarter of their teeth when brushing

New survey shows adults miss a quarter of their teeth when brushing

A new survey suggests that adults miss a quarter of their teeth when brushing. Research conducted by dentists behind the Brushlink cleaning tracker suggests that 48 percent of adults consistently miss up to 25 percent of their teeth as a result of not brushing properly. Standards of oral hygiene varied among different demographics, with millennials […]