Posts Tagged ‘Dentist’

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 […]


Dental experts believe oral health issues should be viewed as a sign of child neglect

Dental experts believe oral health issues should be viewed as a sign of child neglect

Dental experts believe that oral health issues should be viewed as a sign of child neglect. Researchers at Kings College Hospital, London, said that 2 out of every 5 children who required oral and maxillofacial surgery as a result of severe decay in the last two years were already being monitored by social services. Based […]


New figures reveal more than 40% of children didn’t see a dentist last year

New figures reveal more than 40% of children didn’t see a dentist last year

New figures reveal that more than 40 percent of children didn’t see a dentist last year, despite guidelines recommending 6-monthly check-ups. Statistics obtained by NHS Digital show that 41% of children in England aged between 2 and 5 years didn’t go to the dentist last year. Dental experts advise frequent check-ups every 6-12 months for […]


Plans to create new flats above Trowbridge dental practice submitted

Plans to create new flats above Trowbridge dental practice submitted

Do you fancy having a dentist on the doorstep? If so, you may like the sound of plans to create a collection of new flats above a practice in Trowbridge. RN Real Estates Ltd has put forward proposals to create new apartments on the site previously occupied by The Halve, a health clinic. The centre […]


Over 8,500 Dentists Risk Losing the Right to Practice Over CPD Requirements

Over 8,500 Dentists Risk Losing the Right to Practice Over CPD Requirements

The General Dental Council have voiced “serious concern” over the number of dentists who have failed to comply with continuing professional development requirements and therefore risk being removed from the GDC register, effectively banning them from practising dentistry. At the end of July, 36,000 of the roughly 70,000 dental care professionals in the UK will […]