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Sale dentist highlights the dangers of illegal tooth whitening

Sale dentist highlights the dangers of illegal tooth whitening

Tooth whitening is becoming increasingly popular year on year. While this means that more people are feeling confident about their smile, it has also lead to an increase in illegal tooth whitening. Sale Dental Spa’s Dr Aisha Ahmed is keen to alert people to the dangers of illegal whitening, especially as Christmas nears, and many […]


NHS England to launch special care dental service in Lincolnshire

NHS England to launch special care dental service in Lincolnshire

Representatives from NHS England have confirmed the launch of a new special care dental service in Lincolnshire. A new service, which is designed to target vulnerable groups with special dental needs, will be introduced in the area on Thursday 1st December. Initially, the programme will run for seven years; however, there is an option to […]


Mouth cancer rates increase by 68 percent in 20 years

Mouth cancer rates increase by 68 percent in 20 years

The number of cases of mouth cancer has increased by almost 70 percent in the last twenty years, new statistics from Cancer Research UK confirm. The last figures suggest that mouth cancer has become increasingly prevalent in the UK, with more than 11,400 cases diagnosed ever year. In the last two decades alone, the incidence […]


Redditch residents more likely to lose teeth than the average West Midlander, according to new research

Redditch residents more likely to lose teeth than the average West Midlander, according to new research

Residents of Redditch are more likely to lose teeth than the average West Midlander, new research has confirmed. Data analysed by mydentist, which has 200,000 patients in the local area, showed that dentists extracted 15.66 teeth per 100 patients, which is higher than the average in the West Midlands (10.53) and the national average (11.14). […]


Children as young as one need dental surgery in Northern Ireland, new research confirms

Children as young as one need dental surgery in Northern Ireland, new research confirms

Children as young as one year old are being admitted to hospital as a result of dental problems, new research has confirmed. Figures from four of the five health trusts have revealed that thousands of children are undergoing extraction under general anaesthetic in hospital as a result of severe decay. Figures for this year show […]


Burton dentist calls for traffic light system for acidic fizzy drinks

Burton dentist calls for traffic light system for acidic fizzy drinks

A dentist from Burton has launched a campaign to introduce a traffic light warning system related to the acidity of fizzy drinks. Dr Sandra Ferreira, from Measham Dental, is calling for traffic light labelling to be made available on fizzy drinks and juices, so that people are able to see the pH level. Many people […]


London dentist highlights the importance of being mouth-aware during Mouth Cancer Action Month

London dentist highlights the importance of being mouth-aware during Mouth Cancer Action Month

London dentist, Dr Sameer Patel, is encouraging everyone to be mouth-aware this November as part of Mouth Cancer Action Month. Dr Patel claims that many people are still unaware of the signs and symptoms of mouth cancer, despite the fact that the number of cases has increased by more than a third in the last […]


Thieves jailed following Runcorn dental surgery break-in

Thieves jailed following Runcorn dental surgery break-in

Two men have been jailed after “ransacking” a dental practice in Runcorn in March. Anthony Wain and Samuel Hambleton, both from Runcorn, appeared at Chester Crown Court facing charges of burglary following a break-in at Halton Lodge Dental Surgery on the 20th March. Both men pleaded guilty to the charges brought against them. Speaking for […]


Swansea Bay dental professionals express concerns over the impact of the Coca Cola truck

Swansea Bay dental professionals express concerns over the impact of the Coca Cola truck

Dental professionals from Swansea Bay have expressed concerns over the impact of the Coca Cola truck advertising campaign. Nurses believe the truck, which is synonymous with Christmas, is encouraging children to drink more fizzy drinks over the festive period. Dental nurse, Mandy Silva and public health visitor, Jane O’Kane, from Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health […]


Strictly Star Suffers Dental Injury After Assault in Blackpool

Strictly Star Suffers Dental Injury After Assault in Blackpool

One of the Strictly Come Dancing professional dancing stars has suffered significant dental injuries following an assault in Blackpool. Gorka Marquez, who was partnered with EastEnders actress Tameka Empson, was attacked by a group of youths after performing the show dance on Saturday night. Mr Marquez, 26, was walking to one of the town’s nightclubs […]