Posts Tagged ‘Dentist’

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 […]


Syrian dentist launches appeal to fund qualification to work in the UK

Syrian dentist launches appeal to fund qualification to work in the UK

A Syrian dentist who fled his home country to seek refuge, has launched a fundraising page to raise money to fund qualifications, which will enable him to put his skills to use in the UK. Anas studied at the University of Damascus and worked at a dental practice close to the city for four years […]


New report claims morale is tumbling among dentists in Wales

New report claims morale is tumbling among dentists in Wales

A new report claims that morale is tumbling among dentists in Wales. According to research by NHS Digital, almost 75 percent of dentists have considered leaving the profession. The British Dental Association suggests that “savage cuts” are to blame for low morale and increased difficulty in recruiting new dentists. Figures were significantly higher in Wales […]


Jersey children waiting a year to see a dentist

Jersey children waiting a year to see a dentist

Children in Jersey are waiting a year to see a dentist, new figures have revealed. Statistics from the 12-month period leading up to the end of June 2017 suggest that children are waiting 63 weeks for a hospital dental appointment and 51 weeks to see an orthodontist. This marks a major increase in waiting times […]


Coleraine dentist has plenty to smile about after scooping gymnastics gold

Coleraine dentist has plenty to smile about after scooping gymnastics gold

A dentist from Coleraine has plenty to smile about after scooping the gold medal at her first ever gymnastics competition. Mother of four, Ursula Goode, was crowned champion in her first event at the British Championships after beating off stiff competition in the over 40’s novice section. Ursula, 44, enjoyed gymnastics only as a hobby […]


Teenage boy is lucky to survive after dentist spots warning sign of brain tumour during routine check

Teenage boy is lucky to survive after dentist spots warning sign of brain tumour during routine check

You often hear about life-saving doctors, but a Perth dentist has hit the headlines after spotting warning signs of a brain tumour during a routine dental check on a 13-year old patient. Konah Brown had seen a number of doctors after complaining of headaches and dizziness, but was told that his pains were caused by […]


Popular Ayr dentist retires after 38 years at the same surgery

Popular Ayr dentist retires after 38 years at the same surgery

An incredibly popular and well-respected dentist from Ayr has retired after 38 years. Max Geller hung up his drill last week on what he described as the ‘saddest day of my life’. Although Max was sad to bid farewell to colleagues and patients, he has peace of mind that his beloved clinic, Queens Court Dental, […]


New survey reveals half of Jersey’s under 5’s have never been to the dentist

New survey reveals half of Jersey’s under 5’s have never been to the dentist

A new survey has revealed that around half of 5 year olds living on Jersey have never been to the dentist. A survey by the charity, Super Smiles, suggests that around 50 percent of children haven’t been to the dentist by the time they reach of 5 years old. The study also claims that 3,000 […]


Tributes pour in for popular Wembley dentist

Tributes pour in for popular Wembley dentist

Family, friends and colleagues have paid tribute to extremely popular former dentist, Dr Rex Whitehurst, who has passed away at the age of 92 years old. An Australian by birth, Dr Whitehurst arrived in the UK after serving with the Australian Air Force during World War 2. He decided to stay, later retraining as a […]