Posts Tagged ‘Dentist’

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 […]


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 […]


Make 2019 the year you learn about mouth cancer

Make 2019 the year you learn about mouth cancer

As reports reveal a significant increase in the number of cases of mouth cancer diagnosed in the UK in the last decade, now is a perfect time to make a resolution to learn about mouth cancer and become more mouth-aware in the months ahead. Research published towards the end of 2018 underlined a rapid increase […]


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 […]


NHS dentists in England to get a pay rise in December

NHS dentists in England to get a pay rise in December

Dentists who work for the NHS in England are set to receive a pay rise in December, it has been confirmed. The British Dental Association claims that dentists working in England will be given a pay rise of 1.68%, which will be backdated from April 2018. On April 1st 2019, a further 0.65% will be […]


Hope for dental patients in Dolgellau, as new practice opens nearly 2 years after mydentist closure

Hope for dental patients in Dolgellau, as new practice opens nearly 2 years after mydentist closure

Dental patients in the Welsh town of Dolgellau finally have something to smile about, after a new practice opened nearly two years after its only clinic shut. Mydentist closed in spring 2017, and since then, patients have struggled to get a dental appointment. Practices in nearby Porthmadog and Aberystwyth were over-subscribed, leaving patients with option […]


Oral Health Foundation calls for free dental care for oral cancer patients

Oral Health Foundation calls for free dental care for oral cancer patients

The Oral Health Foundation has called for dental care to be provided free of charge for patients diagnosed with mouth cancer. After receiving treatment for oral cancer, patients are often faced with long-term dental difficulties, which require complex and intensive treatment. Unlike other health services, dental care is not available free of charge on the […]


Bradford dentist submits plans to open a brand new dental practice in Wibsey

Bradford dentist submits plans to open a brand new dental practice in Wibsey

A Bradford dentist has submitted plans to open a brand new dental practice in Wibsey. Dr Nadim Mushtaq is proposing to convert the premises located at 19 Fair Road into a dental surgery. The application details plans for two treatment rooms and the addition of a ground-floor disabled toilet. The cellar will also be renovated […]


North Shields man shares mouth cancer story to encourage others to visit the dentist regularly

North Shields man shares mouth cancer story to encourage others to visit the dentist regularly

A great grandad from North Shields has shared his story of surviving a mouth cancer scare in a bid to encourage others to see their dentist on a regular basis. Trevor Richardson happened to bump into his dentist in a local shop, and it was after this chance meeting that the 67-year-old was found to […]