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Fenland dentist submits plans to turn former charity shop into a new practice

Fenland dentist submits plans to turn former charity shop into a new practice

A Fenland dentist has submitted proposals to create a brand new practice in March. Dr Amiras Choksi is hoping to turn a former charity shop on Broad Street into a new surgery. The premises, which were previously home to a store named Community Chest, have been vacant for years, and Dr Choksi is hoping to […]


England’s chief dental officer hosts webinar to provide information about COVID-19

England’s chief dental officer hosts webinar to provide information about COVID-19

Thousands of dental professionals tuned into a webinar hosted by England’s chief dental officer on Friday 3rd April. Dr Sara Hurley hosted the interactive session alongside Matt Neligan, director of primary care and system transformation. The aim was to provide up-to-date information about how the coronavirus crisis is impacting dental care and to answer questions […]


Sydney dentist shares dental hygiene tips to lower the risk of spreading coronavirus

Sydney dentist shares dental hygiene tips to lower the risk of spreading coronavirus

A dentist from Sydney has shared tips to promote good oral hygiene and reduce the spread of coronavirus. The message from health experts has focused primarily on ensuring good hand hygiene in recent weeks, but dentist Gamer Verdian is keen to encourage the public to practice dental hygiene measures at home too. Washing your hands […]


Bognor Regis dentist urges the government to provide clearer advice for dentists

Bognor Regis dentist urges the government to provide clearer advice for dentists

A Bognor Regis dentist has called for the government to provide clearer advice for dental professionals as the number of coronavirus cases continues to rise across the UK. Davinder Raju, lead clinical dentist at Dove Holistic Dental Centre, has urged ministers to clarify advice related to social distancing, as dentists worry about how they’re going […]


Standards of oral health are deteriorating among Peterborough’s children

Standards of oral health are deteriorating among Peterborough’s children

New statistics show that standards of oral health are deteriorating among children in Peterborough. A survey carried out by Public Health England showed that 38% of 5-year-old children in the town had signs of dental decay in 2018/2019. The poll involved a group of 224 children. The number of 5-year-olds in Peterborough is approximately 3,350, […]


Manchester dental lab owner shares tips to help patients cope during the coronavirus crisis

Manchester dental lab owner shares tips to help patients cope during the coronavirus crisis

A Manchester dental laboratory owner has shared tips and advice to help patients cope during the coronavirus crisis. Chris Humphreys, owner of Manchester Dental Lab, has been answering questions in the local press to help dental patients get by at a time when practices have cancelled routine appointments.  Since the Prime Minister locked the country […]


Glasgow dental practice ransacked by thieves

Glasgow dental practice ransacked by thieves

Thieves have targeted a dental practice in Glasgow. Police officers are appealing for information after staff at Alexandra Park Dental Practice arrived at work on Saturday 28th March to find the surgery had been ransacked. It is thought that the break-in happened on Friday night (27th March). The front door had been smashed, allowing the […]


Llandovery dentist issues warning over the impact of limited supplies of protective equipment

Llandovery dentist issues warning over the impact of limited supplies of protective equipment

A dentist from Llandovery has issued a stark warning over the potential impact of a shortage of PPE (personal protective equipment). Tom Bysouth, a member of the Welsh General Dental Practice Committee, said that the current situation is putting dentists under pressure. There is a lack of supplies, for example, face masks, at emergency dental […]


New dental practice could open in Lake, Isle of Wight

New dental practice could open in Lake, Isle of Wight

A new dental practice could open in Lake on the Isle of Wight if plans are approved by the Isle of Wight Council. Plans to convert a vacant shop and first-floor flat into a dental practice have been submitted by a Mr and Mrs Wilson. The proposal relates to premises on Sandown Road. The shop, […]


Dentists raise concerns over access to urgent care, as practices close

Dentists raise concerns over access to urgent care, as practices close

Dentists have raised concerns over access to urgent dental services, as practices have been advised to close to slow the spread of COVID-19. The British Dental Association reported that dentists are worried about being able to provide emergency care for their patients. Dentists were advised to cancel routine appointments, and many practices have shut to […]