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New data suggests that a third of UK adults have tooth decay

New data suggests that a third of UK adults have tooth decay

A new study suggests that around a third of UK adults have symptoms of tooth decay. Research conducted by Lloyds Pharmacy shows that 31% of adults have dental decay in the UK. Decay is caused by acids, which are released by bacteria when they feed. Harmful bacteria turn sugars into acids, which weaken the enamel […]


Ely dental practice to relocate after outgrowing existing premises

Ely dental practice to relocate after outgrowing existing premises

A dental practice in Ely is set to relocate after outgrowing its existing premises. The owner of Enhance Dental Clinic has submitted an application to move the practice to new premises located in Lancaster Way. The proposal outlines plans to move out of the centre of Ely to provide dental care across two floors of […]


Birmingham dentist celebrates new practice acquisition

Birmingham dentist celebrates new practice acquisition

A dentist from Birmingham has plenty to smile about after completing the acquisition of a dental practice in Handsworth. Dr Nazim Dad has taken the reins at Heathfield Dental. The clinic currently provides treatment for around 5,000 patients and employs ten members of staff. In addition to treating patients, the practice is also a training […]


Conwy patient raises concerns over local dental provision after calling helpline hundreds of times

Conwy patient raises concerns over local dental provision after calling helpline hundreds of times

A man from Conwy, Wales, has raised concerns over local dental provision after struggling to get an appointment while suffering from severe pain. Rob Jewell, an education officer at Gwynedd Council, called the dental helpline hundreds of times after developing intense pain when his filling fell out. Mr Jewell contacted NHS 111 and was given […]


Winsford resident launches campaign to improve access to NHS dental services

Winsford resident launches campaign to improve access to NHS dental services

A man from Winsford, Cheshire, has launched a campaign to improve access to local dental services after being diagnosed with tongue cancer. Philip Carden, 60, said that he faced a series of barriers when trying to see an NHS dentist. Mr Carden was diagnosed with tongue cancer after months of pain and recurrent infections during […]


Yorkshire dentist encourages patients to attend regular checks to increase the chances of spotting mouth cancer early

Yorkshire dentist encourages patients to attend regular checks to increase the chances of spotting mouth cancer early

A dentist from Yorkshire is encouraging patients to attend regular check-ups in a bid to ensure that more cases of mouth cancer are detected early. Recently, Dr Catharine Tannahill from North Yorkshire hit the headlines after her quick thinking helped to save the life of one of her patients. Martine Clark, 60, visited Catharine for […]


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 […]