Posts Tagged ‘Dentist’

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 […]


Teen Confesses His Love For Dentist’s Daughter Under Anaesthetic In Viral Video

Teen Confesses His Love For Dentist’s Daughter Under Anaesthetic In Viral Video

A teenager in America coming out of an anaesthetic stupor tells his dentist that he loves his girlfriend, who happens to be the dentist’s daughter in a video that has since gone viral. Jayden, the 18-year-old was said to have been worried about having his wisdom teeth extracted by his girlfriend’s father. Amusing reactions to […]


Leading UK dentist suggests plans to banish ‘sugar chicanes’ in shops

Leading UK dentist suggests plans to banish ‘sugar chicanes’ in shops

One of the UK’s most senior dental professionals has called for a ban on ‘sugar chicanes’ in shops and supermarkets. Professor Michael Escudier, dean of the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons, claims that shops should be forced to get rid of enticing displays of sweets and chocolate bars by the […]


NHS pay increase will not affect dentists or doctors

NHS pay increase will not affect dentists or doctors

A pay rise, which has been offered to NHS workers by the government, will not affect doctors or dentists. The 6.5% pay increase, which is due to come into play over the next three years, will be made available to nurses, paramedics and support staff including hospital porters. In reaction to the news, the British […]


Almost half of Lewisham children didn’t see a dentist last year, NHS figures confirm

Almost half of Lewisham children didn’t see a dentist last year, NHS figures confirm

Almost 50 percent of children in Lewisham didn’t see a dentist last year, according to new figures from NHS Digital. Health experts recommend 6-monthly check-ups for children, but the latest statistics from the NHS revealed that only 54 percent of children in Lewisham saw a dentist last year. Figure show that 31,425 children didn’t go […]


Bolton dentist prepares for gruelling Ironman challenge

Bolton dentist prepares for gruelling Ironman challenge

A dentist from Bolton is preparing for a gruelling Ironman challenge in a bid to raise money for a local hospice. Dr Zuber Baghasi, from the Synergy Dental Group, will take on a trio of lung-busting events this July to raise money for the Bolton Hospice. The Ironman challenge comprises of a 2.4-mile swim, a […]


Workington dentist reaches the dizzy heights on honeymoon Kilimanjaro trek

Workington dentist reaches the dizzy heights on honeymoon Kilimanjaro trek

A dentist from Workington has successfully scaled Mount Kilimanjaro as part of a unique honeymoon adventure. Anthony Davies and his wife, Laura, got married in December last year but delayed their honeymoon to tackle the enormous mountain at the best possible time of year. Last month, the intrepid duo arrived in Tanzania to start their […]


Dentists twice as likely to be sued than a decade ago, new study confirms

Dentists twice as likely to be sued than a decade ago, new study confirms

Dentists are twice as likely to be sued today than a decade ago, a new study has confirmed. Research carried out by Dental Protection, the industry’s largest legal advice company, found that 90 percent of dentists are fearful of facing legal action. Almost 70 percent of those surveyed said that the threat of legal action […]