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Planning officers reject proposals for new dental practice in Peterborough

Planning officers reject proposals for new dental practice in Peterborough

Planning officers have rejected proposals to create a new dental practice in Peterborough. The city council has turned down an application to open a new surgery in Dogsthorpe Road. The application was submitted with a view to converting the premises, which were used as a home for multiple occupants, into a dental practice. Issues related […]


Healthy 27-year-old shares cancer journey after visiting a doctor with mouth ulcer he thought was harmless

Healthy 27-year-old shares cancer journey after visiting a doctor with mouth ulcer he thought was harmless

A fit and healthy 27-year-old has shared his story of battling aggressive cancer after going to the doctor with a lingering mouth ulcer he assumed was harmless. Dayle Gordon, from Victoria, Australia, visited his doctor late in 2019 after noticing that a mouth ulcer had been around for a long time. Initially, he was told […]


Poll suggests improvements in oral hygiene during the pandemic

Poll suggests improvements in oral hygiene during the pandemic

A new survey has revealed that many people have improved their oral hygiene habits during the pandemic. Research conducted by Portman Dental Care indicates that 19% of adults have brushed more than usual, with 14% of participants flossing more and 21% using mouthwash more frequently than before the Covid-19 outbreak. Londoners were most likely to […]


Over 15% of 3-year-olds have signs of decay in Leeds

Over 15% of 3-year-olds have signs of decay in Leeds

New data suggests that over 15% of three-year-olds in Leeds have signs of tooth decay. Figures from Public Health England’s Oral Health Report suggest that rates of decay are above average in the city, with 1 in 7 children aged 3 displaying symptoms of decay within the last 2 years. The national average for England […]


Sheffield dentists submit plans to expand in response to increased demand for services post-lockdown

Sheffield dentists submit plans to expand in response to increased demand for services post-lockdown

A pair of dentists from Sheffield has submitted plans to expand their practice to cater for increased demand for services post-lockdown. Dr Monica Cartwright and Dr Simona Ionescu, from Totley Rise Dental Practice in Baslow Road, are proposing to change the use of the first and second floors of the premises. The first and second […]


Glasgow dental clinic reports increase in demand for cosmetic treatment during the pandemic

Glasgow dental clinic reports increase in demand for cosmetic treatment during the pandemic

A dental clinic in Glasgow has reported a surge in demand for cosmetic dentistry during the pandemic. Since practices have been open again, patients have been flocking to Shawlands Dental Care, one of the city’s largest dental clinics. Dentist, Dr Haroon Ismail, explained that many people have found themselves with more disposable income as a […]


Dental practices encouraged to go green as UK aims to reduce emissions by 78% by 2035

Dental practices encouraged to go green as UK aims to reduce emissions by 78% by 2035

Dental practices across the UK are being encouraged to go green after the government set an ambitious target to reduce carbon emissions by 78% by 2035. There are several ways dental teams can lower emissions and embrace more eco-friendly ways of working. Many practices are offering virtual consultations and calls to replace appointments for minor […]


Jersey health bosses attribute dental recruitment difficulties to Covid-19 pandemic

Jersey health bosses attribute dental recruitment difficulties to Covid-19 pandemic

Health bosses in Jersey claim that the pandemic has contributed to difficulties in recruiting dental specialists on the island. The health department suggested that it had been trying to recruit specialists, including orthodontists, for some time but the pandemic has made it even more difficult to find professionals to work in Jersey. There have been […]


Thief causes over £10,000 worth of damage to Burnley dental practice during burglary spree

Thief causes over £10,000 worth of damage to Burnley dental practice during burglary spree

A man from Burnley caused over £10,000 worth of damage to a dental practice in Longridge as part of a burglary spree that saw several Ribble Valley businesses targeted. Stephen Crawford, 28, started his assault on local businesses on September 16th when he broke into Clitheroe Community Hospital in the early hours. He stole £50 […]


Practitioners issue warning as patients complain about botched cosmetic facial treatment

Practitioners issue warning as patients complain about botched cosmetic facial treatment

Practitioners who have expertise in providing cosmetic facial treatments have urged the public to be cautious after experiencing a surge in demand for appointments after reopening after lockdown. Many practitioners said that they have seen a rise in the number of patients requiring treatment for botched work, which has either resulted from DIY treatment during […]