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New legislation introduced in Queensland following dental infection scare

New legislation introduced in Queensland following dental infection scare

New legislation has been introduced by the Queensland government after an infection scare, which involved thousands of patients in Carina, near Brisbane. The government has announced tougher measures for clinic regulation after more than 4,000 people in the area were exposed to a risk of hepatitis C as a result of lax infection control procedures. […]


Timperley pre-schoolers get a lesson in dental hygiene

Timperley pre-schoolers get a lesson in dental hygiene

Children from a nursery in Timperley have been learning about how to keep their teeth healthy after receiving a visit from a local dental nurse. Children from Bright Horizons Day Nursery and Preschool were treated to a visit from a local dental nurse recently as part of a programme to teach kids about healthy oral […]


‘Singing Dentist’ wants to work with Craig David after Ed Sheeran cover goes viral

‘Singing Dentist’ wants to work with Craig David after Ed Sheeran cover goes viral

Basingstoke’s Singing Dentist has expressed an interest in getting Craig David involved in his next video after his Ed Sheeran cover went viral. Milad Shadrooh shot to fame last year after he uploaded a dental parody onto YouTube. The ‘Singing Dentist’ as he became known, received thousands of hits, and his songs, which featured lyrics […]


Milton Keynes dentist returns from Dentaid mission in Nepal

Milton Keynes dentist returns from Dentaid mission in Nepal

A dentist from Milton Keynes has been using her skills to benefit adults and children in Nepal. Many of the people Anne Martin Powders treated on her travels had been affected by the horrific earthquake, which hit Nepal in 2015. Anne visited Nepal as part of a project overseen by Dentaid. During her 2-week stay […]


Dolgellau patients to lose NHS dentist after mydentist confirms closure

Dolgellau patients to lose NHS dentist after mydentist confirms closure

Patients in Dolgellau are set to lose out on access to NHS dentistry in the town after mydentist confirmed the imminent closure of its Mervinian House practice. The practice, which has more than 4,000 patients on its books, will close at the end of March as a result of a shortage of dentists. The chain […]


Charitable dentist leaves the neon lights of Las Vegas behind to help people in need

Charitable dentist leaves the neon lights of Las Vegas behind to help people in need

A Las Vegas dentist has been lured away from the neon lights of the enigmatic city to help people in need in countries like the Philippines, Cambodia and Vietnam. Dr Paul Phan, from Phantastic Dental Care, has offices in both Las Vegas and North Las Vegas, but has dedicated a lot of his time to […]


Irish dentists appeal for routine dental screenings in schools

Irish dentists appeal for routine dental screenings in schools

Dentists in Ireland are appealing for the introduction of routine dental screenings in primary schools in a bid to tackle worrying rates of tooth decay. The Irish Dental Association has called for primary school children to be screened on a regular basis following the publication of a new study, which suggests that some children are […]


Thieves target Basildon dental practice for the second time in 2 weeks

Thieves target Basildon dental practice for the second time in 2 weeks

Thieves in Basildon have targeted a Great Knightleys dental practice for the second time in two weeks, police have confirmed. The first incident happened on the 24th January when raiders gained access to Great Knightleys Dental Surgery during the night. Staff from the practice turned up at wok the following morning to find that the […]


Thousands of Australians to be offered a free dental check-up for new oral health study

Thousands of Australians to be offered a free dental check-up for new oral health study

Around 15,000 Australians will be invited to attend a free dental check-up as part of the country’s first major oral health study in over ten years. Thousands of Australians will be selected at random as part of a study, which will take place over the coming 12-24 months. Researchers involved in the study will be […]


Newent dental patients left mystified after sudden practice closure

Newent dental patients left mystified after sudden practice closure

Dental patients in Newent have been left mystified by the sudden, unexplained closure of Market Square Surgery. The surgery, which was run by Dr Mahdi Mirgati, closed last week (Wednesday 22nd February) without prior warning. A patient who was interviewed in the local press explained that they had visited the previous day to see a […]