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Dental duo optimistic about the future after taking over Gorse Hill practice just before the pandemic hit

Dental duo optimistic about the future after taking over Gorse Hill practice just before the pandemic hit

The owners of a dental practice in Gorse Hill say they are optimistic about the future after buying a surgery just before the pandemic hit. Ruchi and Salil Sood took over the practice on Cricklade Road in February 2020 just before the Covid-19 crisis emerged and surgeries were forced to shut for several weeks. Despite […]


Councillors raise concerns as patients in Hampshire wait years to see a dentist

Councillors raise concerns as patients in Hampshire wait years to see a dentist

Councillors in Hampshire have raised concerns over access to dental services, with many local patients waiting years to see a dentist. Councillors in the county have called for urgent assistance, as patients who cannot afford to pay for private care face an uphill struggle to get treatment. There is a shortage of NHS dentists in […]


Australian researchers suggest good oral health can lower risks during pregnancy

Australian researchers suggest good oral health can lower risks during pregnancy

Researchers in Australia suggest that good oral health can lower the risk of complications during pregnancy. A study conducted by a team based at the University of Sydney found that women who had healthy teeth and gums were less likely to give birth prematurely. Poor oral health was linked to an elevated risk of premature […]


Retired dental nurse aged 103 benefits from lottery winners’ Christmas hamper campaign

Retired dental nurse aged 103 benefits from lottery winners’ Christmas hamper campaign

A retired dental nurse aged 103 is one of many people who have benefitted from a Christmas hamper campaign set up by lottery winners in York. Since they scooped the jackpot in 2005, Elaine and Rob Leason have been using their good fortunes to support others. At Christmas time, Elaine and Rob send out hampers […]


Suffolk patient finally manages to book a dental appointment after 13 years of trying

Suffolk patient finally manages to book a dental appointment after 13 years of trying

A patient from Suffolk has managed to book a dental appointment after 13 years of trying. Jeremy Burchall, from Walberswick, was removed from his dental practice list in 2008 and has been unable to find a new dentist since. Jeremy said that he missed two consecutive appointments in 2008 after being diagnosed with diverticulitis and […]


Police investigate dental practice break-in in Stowmarket

Police investigate dental practice break-in in Stowmarket

Police have cordoned off a dental practice in Stowmarket following a break-in. Officers are investigating after thieves broke into Tavern Street Dental Practice on Monday November 29th. Police were called to the premises at around 7.40 am and quickly secured the area, putting a cordon around the building to enable forensic assessment. Thieves had broken […]


Bristol University Dental School to relocate to larger premises

Bristol University Dental School to relocate to larger premises

The University of Bristol’s Dental School will relocate to larger premises in 2023, it has been confirmed. The school, which is currently located in the Dental Hospital in Lower Maudlin Street, will move to Trinity Quay in Avon Street after planning permission for the development was approved. The new site is close to Temple Meads […]


North Yorkshire patient urges others to be wary of mouth cancer signs following diagnosis

North Yorkshire patient urges others to be wary of mouth cancer signs following diagnosis

A woman from Malton, North Yorkshire, has urged others to be wary of symptoms of mouth cancer after she was diagnosed with the disease following a routine dental check-up. Martine Clark, 60, asked her dentist to check the back of her throat after suffering from a persistent sore throat in 2019. Her dentist encouraged her […]


Durham dental nurse encourages others to see professionals after almost losing her sight following filler treatment

Durham dental nurse encourages others to see professionals after almost losing her sight following filler treatment

A dental nurse is encouraging others to see professionals with medical or dental training after nearly losing her sight following filler treatment. Amy Wiseman, 31, spent £70 on the treatment recently. She visited a beautician but quickly noticed that the procedure wasn’t going to plan. Amy had already had fillers in the past and she […]


Dentists raise concerns over sugar-laden festive drinks

Dentists raise concerns over sugar-laden festive drinks

Dentists have raised concerns over the sugar content of popular festive drinks, as studies suggest that some products contain over 15 cubes of sugar per serving. As Christmas draws closer, crowds are flocking to high street cafes and coffee shops to snap up seasonal treats and festive exclusives. While the festive season is traditionally associated […]