Archive for the ‘Children’s Dentistry’ Category

Rugby Youngsters Get a Visit from the Oral Health Foundation

Rugby Youngsters Get a Visit from the Oral Health Foundation

Toddlers at a nursery in Rugby were treated to a visit from the Oral Health Foundation’s Karen Coates recently. Karen, an adviser at the Rugby-based charity, popped into see the children at Rugby Beehive Nursery and Pre-School to talk to them about oral health issues. Karen took a host of props with her and the […]


mydentist Mobile Dental Classroom Stops off at Hartlepool School

mydentist Mobile Dental Classroom Stops off at Hartlepool School

Children at a school in Hartlepool were treated to a lesson in oral hygiene recently, courtesy of mydentist. The chain’s mobile classroom is touring the country, providing kids with the opportunity to learn more about dental health and prepare them for dental visits. Last week, mydentists’s mobile classroom stopped off at Kingsley Primary School to […]


Leading Paediatric Dentist Concerned Over Spiralling Rates of Tooth Decay

Leading Paediatric Dentist Concerned Over Spiralling Rates of Tooth Decay

One of the UK’s leading paediatric dentists has shared her concerns for the future amidst a childhood decay crisis that is spiralling out of control. Claire Stevens, an NHS dental consultant and spokesperson for the British Dental Association and the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry, described the current situation among the UK’s children as “heartbreaking”. […]


Ewell teen suffers severe dental damage after terrifying park attack

Ewell teen suffers severe dental damage after terrifying park attack

A 14-year old boy from Ewell suffered severe dental damage in a terrifying attack in Gibraltar Recreation Ground on Friday 1st July. The teenager was approached and assaulted by two boys in the park. His wallet and phone were stolen and four of his teeth were pushed into the gum tissue. Police have confirmed that […]


New study highlights excessive sugary drink consumption among children

New study highlights excessive sugary drink consumption among children

A new study has revealed excessive sugary drink consumption among children. A survey carried out by Action for Children showed that 47 per cent of parents give their children at least one sugary drink per day, with many children consuming far more than the recommended daily intake of sugar. Action for Children’s managing director, Carol […]


Birkenhead MP calls for immediate action to tackle tooth decay crisis

Birkenhead MP calls for immediate action to tackle tooth decay crisis

Frank Field, the local MP for Birkenhead, has urged the government to take introduce measures to stem a tooth decay crisis in his constituency. The most recent figures suggest that children living in and around Birkenhead have a much higher risk of developing dental decay than children living in more affluent areas. Mr Field believes that urgent action should […]


Malvern dentists continue to support Chernobyl children

Malvern dentists continue to support Chernobyl children

Dentists from Malvern continue to support children from Chernobyl by providing them with dental care. The team from Beacon Dental Care in Malvern Link has now been supporting the charity Chernobyl Children’s Lifeline for eight years. Every year, a group of children from the Chernobyl area visit Malvern as part of a charity project rub […]


New Research Warns of Relationship Between Energy Drinks and Teen Teeth Problems

New Research Warns of Relationship Between Energy Drinks and Teen Teeth Problems

New research has suggested that teens are putting their oral health at risk as a result of consuming sugar laden sports and energy drinks. Researchers at Cardiff University found that high levels of consumption among 12-14 year olds was increasing the risk of obesity and dental health issues in this demographic. A team of researchers […]


Durham Pupils Get a Lesson in Oral Health from Mobile Dentist

Durham Pupils Get a Lesson in Oral Health from Mobile Dentist

A mobile dental van, which is currently touring the country, paid schoolchildren in Durham a visit last week. The van, which is operated by one of the UK’s leading dental chains, mydentist, is visiting schools, health centres and nurseries around the country to try and encourage adults and children to take better care of their […]


New Figures Suggest More Than 3 Million Children Haven’t Seen a Dentist for Over 2 Years

New Figures Suggest More Than 3 Million Children Haven’t Seen a Dentist for Over 2 Years

New figures have revealed that more than 3.5 million children in the UK haven’t seen a dentist for more than two years. Statistics from the Health and Social Care Information Centre show that 3,502,463 children failed to attend a routine dental check-up in the 24 month period leading up to March 2016. This equates to […]