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Wrexham duo to travel to Cambodia to provide much-needed dental care

Wrexham duo to travel to Cambodia to provide much-needed dental care

A pair of dental nurses from Wrexham is gearing up to travel to Cambodia to provide much-needed dental care as part of a project run by Dentaid. Emily Tattum and Paula Masters, from Ruabon Road Dental Practice, have started fundraising for their charity trip, which will take place in October 2020. The duo will spend […]


East Kilbride dental practice set for expansion

East Kilbride dental practice set for expansion

A dental practice in East Kilbride is set for expansion after receiving funding from Barclays. The new owner of Calderwood Dental has secured funding, which will enable the practice to hire new members of staff and extend the treatment list. As part of the growth plan, Alexandra Young, a dentist at the practice, will take […]


Health watchdog appeals for urgent action to improve NHS dental care access in York

Health watchdog appeals for urgent action to improve NHS dental care access in York

Healthwatch York has appealed for urgent action to improve access to dental care, as more and more patients struggle to get an emergency dental appointment.  Since April 2019, patients who require urgent dental treatment have been advised to ring NHS 111, but Healthwatch has suggested that some patients have not been provided with the care […]


Oswestry graduate has plenty to smile about after becoming the UK’s youngest clinical dental technician

Oswestry graduate has plenty to smile about after becoming the UK’s youngest clinical dental technician

A graduate from Oswestry has plenty to smile about after becoming the UK’s youngest clinical dental technician. Sheena Lakhanpal has successfully completed a 2-year course at the University of Central Lancashire, making her the youngest qualified dental technician at the age of 27 years old.  Ms Lakhanpal, who works at Bupa Dental Care’s laboratory in […]


Portsmouth parents raise concerns after being forced to make a 150-mile trip to take their son to the dentist

Portsmouth parents raise concerns after being forced to make a 150-mile trip to take their son to the dentist

The parents of a 4-year old boy have raised concerns over access to NHS dental care in Portsmouth, after they were forced to make a 150-mile round trip for their son to see a dentist. Michael McGhee, who moved from London to Portsmouth four years ago, said that he now drives his son, Patryk, to […]


Additional funding confirmed to improve dental access in Cambridgeshire

Additional funding confirmed to improve dental access in Cambridgeshire

Dental patients in Cambridgeshire are set to benefit from a funding boost, as the NHS looks to improve access to dental services. England’s chief dental officer, Sara Hurley, has promised to take action following a review of NHS dental provision in the county. A report compiled by Healthwatch Cambridgeshire and Peterborough revealed that patients, particularly […]


Dentists prepare for charity walk in memory of Dr Anoop Maini

Dentists prepare for charity walk in memory of Dr Anoop Maini

Dental professionals and friends and family members of Dr Anoop Maini are gearing up for a charity walk, which will take place in memory of the much-loved dentist this Sunday. On September 15th, hundreds of people will gather in Regents Park, London to pay tribute to Dr Maini, who tragically passed away last month.  The […]


Oral Health Foundation promotes drinking water, as new study showcases the perils of pop

Oral Health Foundation promotes drinking water, as new study showcases the perils of pop

The Oral Health Foundation is encouraging people to drink water, as a new study highlights the perils of fizzy pop. New research has linked the consumption of fizzy drinks to an elevated risk of premature death, with those who drink two servings of pop per day facing a higher risk of heart disease, strokes and […]


Up to 90% of Singaporeans are worried about dental costs, new survey reveals

Up to 90% of Singaporeans are worried about dental costs, new survey reveals

A new survey has revealed that almost 90% of Singaporeans are worried about the cost of dental treatment.  The poll, which was commissioned by a panel instructed by the Singapore Dental Association, suggested that almost nine out of ten adults are concerned about rising dental fees. Around a third admitted that they would be willing […]


NHS Tayside’s mobile dental unit provides relief for recovering and former drug addicts

NHS Tayside’s mobile dental unit provides relief for recovering and former drug addicts

A mobile dental service, which has been launched by NHS Tayside, is providing relief for recovering and former drug addicts in the area. Many people who are taking advantage of the service have previously been homeless and have subsequently found it incredibly difficult to access dental care and to look after their teeth. Cheryl Ferguson, […]