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Over half of Warrington residents haven’t seen a dentist for at least 2 years

Over half of Warrington residents haven’t seen a dentist for at least 2 years

New figures suggest that over 50% of Warrington residents haven’t seen a dentist for at least two years. Data from NHS Digital revealed that 80,982 people saw a dentist in the town in the 24-month period leading up to the 31st December 2020. This equates to around 49% of the adult population. There was a […]


Free PPE to be available until 2022 for NHS dental providers

Free PPE to be available until 2022 for NHS dental providers

The Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC) has confirmed that free PPE will be available for NHS dental providers until 2022. Plans to provide NHS facilities with free PPE until the end of March 2021 have been extended until the end of March 2022. A review was carried out as the initial deadline loomed, […]


New dental clinic opens in Knutsford, Cheshire

New dental clinic opens in Knutsford, Cheshire

A brand new dental clinic has opened in the Cheshire town of Knutsford. Owner and principal dentist, Guy Ward, was delighted to finally proclaim Mobberley Road Dental Clinic open after a year of delays related to the Covid-19 crisis. The practice has opened in premises formerly occupied by the One Stop convenience store. Guy, a […]


Dundee dental students to use isolation pods to aid practical learning

Dundee dental students to use isolation pods to aid practical learning

Dental students in Dundee are using isolation pods to aid practical learning during the pandemic. Typically, dental students spend a significant amount of time developing clinical skills by undertaking practical sessions, workshops and placements, particularly in their final years of study. Due to Covid-19, many students have missed out on months of practical learning. To […]


Scottish dental chain secures funding boost to facilitate further growth

Scottish dental chain secures funding boost to facilitate further growth

Scotland’s largest dental chain has secured a funding boost to facilitate continued growth. Clyde Munro has secured a funding package worth £10 million from Investec. The firm will use the money to acquire more dental practices as it approaches the milestone of running 50 practices in Scotland. Owner, Jim Hall, is expecting to reach the […]


Dentist lists extensive collection of equipment on auction site to raise funds for charity

Dentist lists extensive collection of equipment on auction site to raise funds for charity

A dentist with over 30 years of experience in the industry has listed an extensive collection of equipment online to raise money for charity. Dr Julian Perry is selling his impressive collection on auction site, eBay, to raise funds for Dentaid. Dr Perry graduated from the University of Birmingham in 1983 and over the course […]


NHS dental fees frozen in England and Wales

NHS dental fees frozen in England and Wales

Fees for NHS dental treatment have not increased this April in England or Wales. Traditionally, charges for NHS dentistry rise slightly in April every year, but this year, fees have been frozen. The Department for Health and Social Care confirmed that NHS charges would not increase in April 2021. The news comes after prices increased […]


Demand for cosmetic dental work has ‘gone off the Richter scale’ Irish dentist claims

Demand for cosmetic dental work has ‘gone off the Richter scale’ Irish dentist claims

The demand for cosmetic dental treatments has ‘gone off the Richter scale’ during the pandemic, according to a leading Irish dentist. Chair of the GP Committee of the Irish Dental Association, Dr Caroline Robins, claims that there has been a huge increase in requests and enquiries for cosmetic dental work since the start of the […]


Patients call for help in Plymouth as dental access crisis deepens

Patients call for help in Plymouth as dental access crisis deepens

Large numbers of patients have reported difficulties in accessing dental services in Plymouth after a story about a student travelling 100 miles to have a tooth extracted was published in the local press. Patients from across the city have contacted newspapers and health watchdogs and commented on social media posts to share their experiences, with […]


Brits were more likely to avoid the dentist during the pandemic than patients in any other European country

Brits were more likely to avoid the dentist during the pandemic than patients in any other European country

A new survey has revealed that dental patients in the UK were more likely to avoid going to the dentist during the pandemic than patients in any other European country. New research published by GSK Consumer Healthcare in association with IPSOS showed that 43% of patients in Britain have visited a dentist less frequently since […]