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Copeland schoolchildren shine in dental video for new national campaign

Copeland schoolchildren shine in dental video for new national campaign

Children from Copeland are set to become national stars after featuring in a dental video, which will form part of a new oral health campaign. Key Stage 2 children at Thornhill Primary School featured in a short film, which will form part of a new programme designed to encourage better oral health habits across the […]


New drop-in dental drop boutique opens in Liverpool

New drop-in dental drop boutique opens in Liverpool

A new drop-in dental boutique has opened in Liverpool. The Dental Café is the first clinic of its kind in the city. The Dental Café focuses on three key services, oral hygiene, airflow treatment and cosmetic whitening. The services are presented in a cafe-style menu and the concept is designed to appeal to patients who […]


Public health minister praises Bradford’s Stop the Rot dental campaign

Public health minister praises Bradford’s Stop the Rot dental campaign

A dental campaign, which was launched by Bradford’s Telegraph & Argus newspaper, has attracted plaudits from a public health minister. Steve Brine, public health minister, described the ‘Stop the Rot’ campaign as “brilliant” during a meeting with representatives of the paper and local MP, Judith Cummins. Stop the Rot was launched on the back of […]


NHS confirms there are no immediate plans to expand dental services in North Yorkshire

NHS confirms there are no immediate plans to expand dental services in North Yorkshire

NHS England has confirmed that there are no immediate plans to expand dental services in North Yorkshire, despite the fact that local residents and MPs have raised concerns over access to NHS care. Dental bosses at NHS England met with North Yorkshire County Council’s scrutiny of health committee to discuss the future of services recently, […]


Oral plasters could help to solve ulcer dilemmas

Oral plasters could help to solve ulcer dilemmas

Most of us are aware of the pain involved with having a mouth ulcer. Usually, when you have an ulcer, there’s a limit to what you can do to treat and protect it, and it’s very easy to catch your sore when you’re eating or brushing your teeth, which causes even more intense pain. Now, […]


Amalgam fillings to be phased out in Ireland

Amalgam fillings to be phased out in Ireland

Amalgam fillings are set to be phased out in Ireland, it has been confirmed. From next month (July), the use of amalgam fillings will be restricted in line with a United Nations agreement, which was introduced in 2013. The Minamata Convention was brought in to protect humans from exposure to mercury. In Ireland, rules on […]


Thurrock college launches community dental programme to promote healthy smiles

Thurrock college launches community dental programme to promote healthy smiles

Thurrock Community College has launched a dental programme to help local families learn more about oral health and the importance of looking after your teeth and gums. The college has developed an interactive workshop scheme, which is designed to educate parents and children using fun activities. The tooth fairy workshop was put together to celebrate […]


NHS England reveals plans to open new dental practice in Bicester

NHS England reveals plans to open new dental practice in Bicester

NHS England has revealed plans to open a dental practice in Bicester. In the last two years, a growing number of patients have struggled to join NHS dental registers in the local area, but access problems could soon be a thing of the past, as both NHS and private clinics are due to open in […]


Child dental registration rates remain a concern in West Dunbartonshire, despite recent improvements

Child dental registration rates remain a concern in West Dunbartonshire, despite recent improvements

The proportion of children registered with a dentist in West Dunbartonshire remains below the national average, despite improvements in recent years. The latest figures show that uptake increased from 40.8% in 2014 to 46.8% in September 2017, but the number of children on a dental register is still below the national average and far lower […]


Dental campaign group warns against illegal tooth whitening as fines increase and GDC clamps down on perpetrators

Dental campaign group warns against illegal tooth whitening as fines increase and GDC clamps down on perpetrators

A dental campaign group has issued a warning to anyone providing illegal whitening treatment, as the General Dental Council clamps down on perpetrators and courts hand out more severe punishments and fines. The Tooth Whitening Information Group is warning beauty therapists and anyone else who doesn’t have a form dental qualification to avoid administering whitening […]