Posts Tagged ‘Private dentistry’

Dental patients turning to private dentists in Wales amid confusion over costs

Dental patients turning to private dentists in Wales amid confusion over costs

A growing number of dental patients in Wales are turning to private dentists amid confusion over costs, it has been revealed. According to a new study published by Orajel, 60 percent of patients in Wales think that the UK’s dental system is confusing, with many unaware of how much dental treatments cost and which services […]


New study reveals more than 50% of dentists plan to leave the NHS in the next 5 years

New study reveals more than 50% of dentists plan to leave the NHS in the next 5 years

A new study has revealed that more than 50% of dentists plan to leave the NHS in the next five years. A recent survey conducted by the British Dental Association suggests that 58 percent of dentists are planning to retire, switch to private dentistry or move abroad in the next five years. Many of those […]


Exeter Orthodontic Practice Unveils New Look

Exeter Orthodontic Practice Unveils New Look

An Exeter orthodontic practice has undergone a major facelift to provide patients with a stylish new waiting room, improved facilities and a light and airy reception space. Exeter Orthodontic Practice invited patients to come and see the results of the refurbishment work, and feedback from patients was very positive. The am of the work was […]


Dental Chain To Create New Jobs In The North

Dental Chain To Create New Jobs In The North

A dental chain has revealed plans to open up ten new dental practices, creating more than one hundred jobs in the North. Smiles Dental already has 80 private dental practices across the UK and is expecting to open ten new practices within the Leeds and Liverpool areas. The company announced plans to expand in the […]


Mayor Attends Opening Of New Dental Practice In South Woodford

Mayor Attends Opening Of New Dental Practice In South Woodford

The Mayor of Redbridge marked the opening of a brand new dental practice in South Woodford with a visit to the surgery. Bright and White Dental Spa, has opened in Chigwell Road. The new surgery will provide affordable private treatment with a view to making private dentistry more accessible. Marketing manager, Kirsty Davies, said that […]


Dentists Accused of Misleading NHS Patients

Dentists Accused of Misleading NHS Patients

An investigation carried out by the Office of Fair Trading has concluded that some dentists could be misleading NHS dental patients by failing to inform them about entitlement to NHS care and therefore encouraging them to opt for private treatment instead. According to the investigation, around 500,000 patients may have been forced to pay for […]


Hygienists Join Forces to Campaign for Greater Involvement in Dental Access

Hygienists Join Forces to Campaign for Greater Involvement in Dental Access

Dental hygienists and therapists have joined forces to launch a new group to campaign for greater involvement in the future of dental access for patients. The Direct Access Action Group is planning to encourage other hygienists and dental therapists to support the campaign, which is focused on enabling hygienists to access patients directly. The Office […]


Fleet Dental Practice Awarded New Contract

Fleet Dental Practice Awarded New Contract

Elvetham Dental Care in Fleet has been awarded a new NHS dental contract, which will enable the practice to expand its current services. The practice, which provides both NHS and private dental care, offers a comprehensive range of treatments, from dental hygiene and routine check-ups to the latest cosmetic dental treatments. Practice owner, Martin van […]