Posts Tagged ‘Dental’

Melbourne dentist shares affordable hacks for better oral health

Melbourne dentist shares affordable hacks for better oral health

As studies show that a third of Australian adults suffer from untreated decay, a Melbourne dentist has shared some affordable hacks to boost oral health. Dr Giuliana D’Anna, the founder of Victoria-based clinic, iDental, claims that there are several simple, inexpensive ways you can protect your smile and reduce the risk of developing cavities and […]


Mydentist reveals plans to merge practices to create giant dental centre in Halifax’s Broad Street Plaza

Mydentist reveals plans to merge practices to create giant dental centre in Halifax’s Broad Street Plaza

Mydentist has revealed plans to merge its three practices in Halifax into one giant dental centre in Broad Street Plaza. The chain, which currently operates two clinics on Clare Road and one on Parkinson Lane, is hoping to secure planning permission to create a larger practice on the ground floor of Broad Street Plaza. The […]


Clydebank dental patients raise hundreds for children’s charity

Clydebank dental patients raise hundreds for children’s charity

Dental patients in Clydebank have raised hundreds of pounds for a children’s charity. DB Dental Care has been running a campaign to raise money for Cash for Kids, and team members have been blown away by the generosity of patients. Cash for Kids supports children and young people with disabilities, as well as those who […]


Gold Coast dental patient travels to India for treatment after being quoted $100,000 in Australia

Gold Coast dental patient travels to India for treatment after being quoted $100,000 in Australia

A dental patient from the Gold Coast has travelled to India for treatment after being quoted $100,000 for work in Australia. Neil McLean, 60, required intensive dental treatment, but put it off for several years after prioritising paying his mortgage and putting food on the table for his daughters. When his children left home and […]


Dundee churches team up with dental students to hand out supplies to struggling families

Dundee churches team up with dental students to hand out supplies to struggling families

Churches in Dundee have teamed up with dental students to launch an initiative to collect and distribute donations to help struggling local families. Congregations at Meadowside St Paul’s and St Andrew’s parish churches have been collecting supplies, including toothbrushes and tubes of toothpaste, after reverends spoke about the difficulties faced by some local families who […]


Dental charity issues warning over bogus phone line scam

Dental charity issues warning over bogus phone line scam

The Oral Health Foundation has issued a warning to patients after discovering that scammers have been giving out a premium rate number for the charity’s dental helpline. The charity started investigating after a number of people who had called the helpline revealed that they had been charged more than expected. On closer inspection, representatives found […]


Experts raise concerns over dentist shortage, as number of new recruits falls by a fifth in 3 years

Experts raise concerns over dentist shortage, as number of new recruits falls by a fifth in 3 years

Experts have raised concerns over a dentist shortage after figures revealed that the number of new dentists has fallen by one-fifth in the last three years. Researchers suggested that recruitment issues are already becoming more commonplace, and the situation is set to get worse with falling numbers of graduates and a high number of dentists […]


Lancashire dental school named one of the UK’s Best Breakthroughs

Lancashire dental school named one of the UK’s Best Breakthroughs

The University of Central Lancashire’s dental school has been named among the UK’s Top 100 Breakthroughs. The dental school, which was opened a decade ago, has been listed as one of the best breakthroughs in the UK in the last century. UCLAN’s dental school has been praised for its innovative approach to improving standards of […]


Mydentist research makes difficult reading for Hebburn residents

Mydentist research makes difficult reading for Hebburn residents

New research released by one of the UK’s leading dental providers, mydentist, has revealed that residents in Hebburn are more likely to lose more teeth than average. New figures show that standards of oral health are below average in the area. The extraction rate in Hebburn is 19.18 per 100 people compared to a national […]


Dental patients cost the NHS £18 million per year, study suggests

Dental patients cost the NHS £18 million per year, study suggests

Patients who visit Accident and Emergency departments with dental issues are costing the NHS up to £18 million per year, a new study suggests. Researchers from Newcastle University and the British Dental Association discovered that 135,000 people are visiting their local emergency department with dental problems each year. Experts claimed that doctors and nurses were […]