Posts Tagged ‘general dentistry’

Alpha Dental steps in to help patients affected by mydentist closures in Richmondshire

Alpha Dental steps in to help patients affected by mydentist closures in Richmondshire

Alpha Dental has stepped in to help patients affected by the upcoming closures of mydentist practices in Catterick and Richmond. Alpha Dental is currently working with NHS England to discuss the provision of additional NHS services for patients who are currently registered with mydentist. The chain has practices in Catterick and Northallerton. Ian Gordon, director […]


Dental Duo Raises Cash For Prostate Cancer With Bake Sale

Dental Duo Raises Cash For Prostate Cancer With Bake Sale

A dental duo from RAF Coningsby has swapped dental instruments for cooking utensils to raise money for a prostate cancer charity. Flight Lieutenant Beth Fray and Corporal Siobhan Foley, from the Dental Centre at RAF Coningsby, downed their dental instruments to bake cupcakes in order to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK. The pair sold […]


New Portree Dental Clinic Officially Opened

New Portree Dental Clinic Officially Opened

A new state of the art dental practice has been opened in Portree. The Portree Dental Clinic was officially opened by the practice’s youngest registered patient, 5 month old Darren Gillies, on Thursday 8th March. Baby Darren, who only has one tooth so far, unveiled the plaque with the help of his mother, Moira and […]


Texan dentists offering treatment free of charge

Texan dentists offering treatment free of charge

Dentists in McCamey, West Texas, are giving up their time this weekend to help people in the local area. A number of dentists are offering their services as part of a programme called Smiles on Wheels; the event will take place this Saturday at Upton County Park Building. Dentists will be joined by dental assistants […]


New NHS dental practice opens in Berkshire

New NHS dental practice opens in Berkshire

A new dental practice has opened in Earley, West Berkshire. Pure Smile Earley Dental Practice Limited opened last Tuesday and 400 patients have already registered. The new surgery is located on Wokingham Road and is looking to take on new NHS dental patients. The surgery was commissioned by NHS Berkshire West after calls for improved […]


Bradford students invited to participate in dentistry scheme

Bradford students invited to participate in dentistry scheme

A group of students from Bradford has been invited to participate in a prestigious dentistry programme. The group of eager students has been chosen to experience the Reach for Excellence scheme, which is designed to give students who are considering a career in dentistry a taste of life as a dentist. Seven students from sixth-form […]


152nd Annual Session and World Marketplace Exhibition to Take Place in Las Vegas

152nd Annual Session and World Marketplace Exhibition to Take Place in Las Vegas

The 152nd Annual Session and World Marketplace Exhibition will take place under the aegis of the American Dental Association (ADA) at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas from Oct. 10-13. The conference aims to act as a meeting place for the frontrunners in the fields of research, dental practice, industry and academia as […]


How Eco-Friendly is your Dentist?

How Eco-Friendly is your Dentist?

Fred and Ina Pockrass are pioneers of green dentistry, eight years ago they opened the nations first eco-friendly dental practice. Based in Berkely, California, the couple have created new techniques that have become the blueprint for green dentistry. Although they have been popular with patients some in the industry have been more sceptical as Pockrass […]


Kansas Dentists Launch New Initiative

Kansas Dentists Launch New Initiative

The Kansas Dental Association (KDA) has launched a new initiative that they claim is designed to improve the access of Kansans to dental care. The policy is seen by some as a retort to calls for registered dental practitioners who would be licensed to provide service currently only available from dentists. This idea is opposed […]


After school dental care trial underway in Bendigo

After school dental care trial underway in Bendigo

Bendigo Health Board has launched a six week trial programme to provide extended hours for children’s dental care. The programme will be used to determine the degree of demand for extended hours and will focus on secondary school students. From Wednesday onwards the school dental clinic will open from 5pm until 8pm. Robyn Lindsay, from […]