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Hundreds of patients apply to register with Spalding’s new dental surgery

Hundreds of patients apply to register with Spalding’s new dental surgery

Hundreds of people have applied to join the register at a new dental surgery in Spalding after it was revealed that the clinic, which is set to open in January, is now accepting new patients. Around one thousand people have already contacted the practice, which is due to open its doors to patients for the […]


Paignton Zoo baboons polish up on dental hygiene, as they are spotted flossing

Paignton Zoo baboons polish up on dental hygiene, as they are spotted flossing

It’s well documented that humans have a lot in common with members of the ape family, but most of us will never have given much thought to how monkeys take care of their teeth. Recently, in a display captured by keepers at Paignton Zoo, it became clear that it’s not just human beings who like […]


New figures show salary decrease for dentists in England, Wales and Northern Ireland

New figures show salary decrease for dentists in England, Wales and Northern Ireland

New figures from NHS Digital have revealed a decrease in salary for dentists in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Statistics show that dentists’ earnings in England and Wales have fallen by 0.7% to an average annual income of £68,700. In Northern Ireland, dentists have experienced a much greater drop in earnings, with average salaries decreasing […]


US dental experts encourage patients to switch back to fluoride toothpaste, as figures suggest a dramatic increase in the popularity of fluoride-free products

US dental experts encourage patients to switch back to fluoride toothpaste, as figures suggest a dramatic increase in the popularity of fluoride-free products

Dental experts in the US are encouraging patients to switch back to fluoride toothpaste after figures revealed a dramatic increase in the popularity of fluoride-free products. The use of fluoride in toothpaste and the issue of water fluoridation stir up fervent debate in the US. There is a great deal of support for fluoride-free campaigns, […]


Bupa acquires new Kent dental clinic

Bupa acquires new Kent dental clinic

Bupa Dental has acquired a new dental practice in Kent. The chain has agreed to take over the Hospital Lane Dental and Implant Clinic as part of an ongoing expansion programme. The clinic marks Bupa Dental’s 17th new acquisition in 2018. The chain already manages over 470 dental surgeries across the UK and Ireland, and […]


Bude dentist retires after 30 years in the same town

Bude dentist retires after 30 years in the same town

A highly-respected dentist has retired after treating patients in Bude for thirty years. Kathy Lawrence qualified over 40 years ago, and has spent three decades working in the town, most recently at Morwenna Dental Care in Bude. Before relocating to Cornwall, Kathy worked in Essex. She was initially based in Basildon, but fell in love […]


Figures show a decrease in treatments provided to adults entitled to free dental care in Leeds

Figures show a decrease in treatments provided to adults entitled to free dental care in Leeds

New figures from NHS Digital show a significant decrease in the number of treatments provided to adults who are eligible for NHS dentistry in Leeds. The latest statistics, which relate to the 2017/2018 financial year, show that there has been a decrease of 22 percent in the number of units of free dental treatment completed […]


Exmouth dental student to travel to Africa to support Dentaid charity projects

Exmouth dental student to travel to Africa to support Dentaid charity projects

A student dental nurse from Exmouth is preparing to travel to Africa with her sister, a qualified dental nurse, to support charity projects run by Dentaid. Daisy Turner, a student nurse at Victoria Road Practice and her sister, Mollie, a dental nurse at Fairfield Dental, are due to travel to Uganda to be part of […]


Stanley dental practice becomes the first North East clinic to support the Teeth Team initiative

Stanley dental practice becomes the first North East clinic to support the Teeth Team initiative

A dental practice in Stanley has become the first clinic in the North East to support the Teeth Team initiative. The programme is designed to provide children with dental education in schools, and relies on dental professionals swapping the treatment room for the classroom. Honour Health has joined forces with Teeth Team to connect with […]


New Addington residents react angrily to news of dental service closure

New Addington residents react angrily to news of dental service closure

Residents in New Addington have reacted angrily to the news that a local dental service will be closing. Patients who use the Parkway dental service, which is based at Parkway Health Centre, are anxious about the future after it was confirmed that the service would be shut down in the near future. The clinic, which […]