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Public Health England issues sugar warning, as children set to consume twice the recommended amount this year

Public Health England issues sugar warning, as children set to consume twice the recommended amount this year

Public Health England has issued a warning over sugar consumption, as it is estimated that a large proportion of children in England will have already consumed their annual recommended intake. According to the body, many children have already consumed the recommended yearly intake of sugar, despite that fact that we’re only halfway through the year. […]


Welsh dental hygienist gears up for fifth visit to Tanzania with Bridge2Aid

Welsh dental hygienist gears up for fifth visit to Tanzania with Bridge2Aid

A dental hygienist from Wales is gearing up for her fifth visit to Tanzania with the dental charity, Bridge2Aid. Yvonne Wood, from Yvonne Wood Dental Hygiene at The Courtyard in Glansevern, will travel to Tanzania on the 22nd June, as she prepares to help out with the charity’s Dental Volunteer Programme. The programme, which is […]


Number of children waiting 6 months for a dental procedure increases, NHS data confirms

Number of children waiting 6 months for a dental procedure increases, NHS data confirms

The number of children waiting at last 6 months for a dental procedure has increased, according to new NHS data. New figures from more than 30 NHS trusts show that the number of children waiting six months for dental surgery has increased by over 50 percent in the last three years. The number of children […]


Northumberland dental patients given hope over new dental practice

Northumberland dental patients given hope over new dental practice

Dental patients in rural Northumberland villages have been given a glimmer of hope for the future of dental services, after NHS England confirmed plans to have a new dental provider in place by June 2019. Residents in Rothbury and Hadston have been facing an uncertain future after local dentist, Simon Francis, was forced to stop […]


Glasgow dentist submits application to open clinic in city shopping mall

Glasgow dentist submits application to open clinic in city shopping mall

A dentist from Glasgow has submitted an application to open a new clinic in one of the city’s most popular shopping malls. The dentist in question is hoping to open a new surgery in Princes Square after applying to take over the lease of unit 40, which was previously occupied by Castle Galleries. Castle Galleries […]


Petersfield dental team to host bake sale for dementia and cancer charities

Petersfield dental team to host bake sale for dementia and cancer charities

A dental team from Petersfield is preparing to don pinnies and whisk up a storm to raise money for charity. The staff at Sixty-Six Dental Surgery is hosting a bake sale on Tuesday 19th June to raise funds for Marie Curie and the Alzheimer’s Society. Dentists usually discourage patients from eating sweet treats, but for […]


Lincolnshire police appeal for information after thieves take dangerous drugs during dental robbery

Lincolnshire police appeal for information after thieves take dangerous drugs during dental robbery

Police in Lincolnshire are appealing for information after thieves took potentially dangerous drugs during a burglary at a dental clinic in Skegness. Officers were called to Bupa Dental Care in Algitha Road on Monday 11th June, after staff discovered the practice had been broken into when they arrived for work. Closer investigations revealed that the […]


Dental consultants gear up for gruelling cycle ride for charity

Dental consultants gear up for gruelling cycle ride for charity

A group of five dental consultants is gearing up for a gruelling charity bike ride to raise money for good causes. Les Jones, Sheila Scott, Ashley Latter, Simon Tucker and Chris Barrow will join together to form a group known as ‘Five go Forth’ to take on the 960-mile ride from Land’s End to John […]


Dental nurse turned entrepreneur prepares to launch new visual learning tool for students

Dental nurse turned entrepreneur prepares to launch new visual learning tool for students

An ambitious dental nurse turned entrepreneur is preparing to launch a new visual learning tool, which is designed for dental students. Chloe Barratt, 28, has been working on a new learning platform for the last three years. Chloe started to build her business empire, DigiDentistry, after working on ideas at The Landing, a co-working space […]


Hamilton dentist raises concerns over link between poverty and ‘third-world dental problems’ in New Zealand

Hamilton dentist raises concerns over link between poverty and ‘third-world dental problems’ in New Zealand

A dentist from Hamilton has raised concerns over the link between poverty and ‘third-world’ dental issues in New Zealand. Assil Russell, dentist and co-founder of dental charity, Revive a Smile, said that the situation is so bad in parts of the country that she has started a petition for subsidies to be made available to […]