Posts Tagged ‘dental treatment’

Grimsby man jailed after victim requires £3,000 worth of dental treatment following club attack

Grimsby man jailed after victim requires £3,000 worth of dental treatment following club attack

A man from Grimsby has been jailed after attacking a fellow reveller at a club in Cleethorpes. Peter Bratley’s victim sustained £3,000 worth of dental damage as a result of an unprovoked assault in Zero° North Bar last year. Mr Bratley, 36, was in the toilets when he attacked the victim, punching him in the […]


Lengthy waiting lists prompt desperate Australian dental patients to fly inter-state for treatment

Lengthy waiting lists prompt desperate Australian dental patients to fly inter-state for treatment

Desperate dental patients in Australia are being forced to fly to different states for treatment as a result of lengthy waiting lists. Some patients have reported waiting more than three years for treatment for painful wisdom teeth, with waiting times well above average in parts of New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria. A patient from […]


Is tooth whitening illegal? Everything you need to know before you have treatment

Is tooth whitening illegal? Everything you need to know before you have treatment

We’ve entered a brand New Year, and no doubt you’ve already spotted adverts for all kinds of products and services that promise they can make you look and feel better. One treatment that has become increasingly popular is tooth whitening. If you’ve seen adverts on social media, you may assume that the providers are legitimate, […]


Dortmund star Gotze needs urgent dental treatment after clash with Spurs defender Vertonghen

Dortmund star Gotze needs urgent dental treatment after clash with Spurs defender Vertonghen

Borussia Dortmund star, Mario Gotze, needs urgent dental treatment after a clash with Tottenham Hotspur’s Jan Vertonghen, it has been confirmed. The German international was caught by the Spurs defender in a challenge during the Champion’s League group game at Wembley on Wednesday night. Vertonghen was sent off following the challenge for a second yellow […]


The Global Costs of Dental Treatment due to Sugary Foods is Over £115 Billion

The Global Costs of Dental Treatment due to Sugary Foods is Over £115 Billion

Researchers at Martin Luther University and the Biotechnology Research and Information Network AG have calculated the cost of the world’s addiction to sugar: $172 billion. This alarming figure includes $23 billion in Germany alone. To get to this statistic the research team at Halle-Wittenberg looked at representative information on the prevalence of caries (tooth decay), […]


Did you know that a trip to the dentist could save your life?

Did you know that a trip to the dentist could save your life?

Many of us approach the dental clinic with extreme caution. It’s very common to experience anxiety when sitting in a waiting room listening to the whirring noise of the dreaded drill, but most of us would endure 5 minutes in the chair if we knew it could save our lives. If you haven’t been to […]


Dentist Convicted of Mass Fraud Ordered to Pay £360,000 to NHS

Dentist Convicted of Mass Fraud Ordered to Pay £360,000 to NHS

A dentist that was convicted and imprisoned for defrauding the NHS for treatments over 6 years and worth hundreds of thousands of pounds has been ordered to pay £360,000 in compensation in a proceeds of crime hearing brought to Guildford Crown Court. Mark Walewski, a dentist who previously was the manager of the New Dental […]


Birkenhead MP calls for immediate action to tackle tooth decay crisis

Birkenhead MP calls for immediate action to tackle tooth decay crisis

Frank Field, the local MP for Birkenhead, has urged the government to take introduce measures to stem a tooth decay crisis in his constituency. The most recent figures suggest that children living in and around Birkenhead have a much higher risk of developing dental decay than children living in more affluent areas. Mr Field believes that urgent action should […]


Bolsover Woman Requires £5,500 Worth of Dental Treatment Following Unprovoked Attack

Bolsover Woman Requires £5,500 Worth of Dental Treatment Following Unprovoked Attack

A woman from Bolsover has been left with devastating injuries following an unprovoked attack by a 30 year old man. Margaret Denton requires more than £5,500 worth of dental treatment after she was attacked by Jason Eyre on a night out in June last year. Ms Denton suffered a fractured tooth and lost a dental […]


British Fire-Fighter Shares Cautionary Tale After Going Abroad For Dental Treatment

British Fire-Fighter Shares Cautionary Tale After Going Abroad For Dental Treatment

Stephen Carter, a 53 year old fire-fighter, has shared his experience of dental tourism to try and encourage people to think carefully about going overseas for dental treatment. Mr Carter had extensive decay as a result of years of consuming fizzy drinks and sugary foods combined with several missed dental appointments. His teeth were weak […]