Archive for the ‘Dentistry abroad’ Category

Benefits Claimants In New Zealand Receive Text Encouraging Them To Clean Their Teeth

Benefits Claimants In New Zealand Receive Text Encouraging Them To Clean Their Teeth

It’s a scheme, which has been slammed by critics for being degrading; however, brushing rates have increased among benefits claimants ho have been receiving text messages to remind them to clean their teeth. The Canterbury Health Board has been targeting a number of benefits claimants in the area, providing them with regular text messages to […]


Dental Waiting Times Fall To New 10-year Low In South Australia’s Riverland

Dental Waiting Times Fall To New 10-year Low In South Australia’s Riverland

Waiting periods are shorter than they have been in a decade in the Riverland area of South Australia, according to the latest statistics. The South Australia Dental Service has confirmed that waiting times are shorter than they have been in the last 10 years, with an average time of 8 months across the state and […]


Oxford Dentist Bids A Fond Farewell As He Returns To Native Canary Islands

Oxford Dentist Bids A Fond Farewell As He Returns To Native Canary Islands

A dentist who has worked near Oxford for the last decade has bid a fond farewell to staff and patients. Manuel Perez-Padron has worked at Iffley Dental Practice in Rose Hill for the last ten years, but is now planning to return home to his native La Palma. The dentist, who became extremely popular instantaneously, […]


Australian Dentists Issue Warning After Government Confirms Budget Deferral

Australian Dentists Issue Warning After Government Confirms Budget Deferral

The Australian Dental Association has warned that changes to the dental budget, which were recently confirmed by the Government, will have a negative impact on standards of oral health. Officials have confirmed that the National Partnership Agreement has been deferred for a year from this summer. The agreement has helped states to make drastic cuts […]


More Than A Million People Missing Out On Free Dental Checks In Ireland

More Than A Million People Missing Out On Free Dental Checks In Ireland

Almost 2 million people in Ireland are entitled to free dental checks as part of the PRSI scheme; however, the Irish Dental Association believes that more than half have no idea. Statistics show that only 15 per cent of those entitled to free check-ups visited their dentist for a free appointment last year, with more […]


York Dentist Helping To Make A Difference To Children In Nepal

York Dentist Helping To Make A Difference To Children In Nepal

A dentist from York has recently returned from a charity trip to Nepal, where she has been helping children affected by child prostitution. Andrea Ubhi, who works at a cosmetic dental practice in Stonegate, visited Nepal as part of a project organised by Asha Nepal, an organisation, which supports women and children affected by trafficking […]


Harrogate Dental Team to Visit Malawi

Harrogate Dental Team to Visit Malawi

A team of dental workers from Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust will visit Malawi as part of a long-standing relationship between the NHS trust and the city of Zomba. The team will be providing dental care and equipment, as well as offering training activities. Team leader, Dawn Barber, said that is a great deal […]


Dental Fees up to 170% Cheaper in Northern Ireland Than in the Republic

Dental Fees up to 170% Cheaper in Northern Ireland Than in the Republic

 More and more patients from the Republic of Ireland are crossing the border to Northern Ireland for dental treatment and it’s no surprise, as the latest research has showed that fees can be up to 170 per cent lower. A new survey, which analysed prices across sixteen clinics around Ireland for the Sunday Business Post […]


Australian Dentists Urge Government To Cap Dental Student Numbers

Australian Dentists Urge Government To Cap Dental Student Numbers

The Australian Dental Association has urged the government to introduce a cap on dental student numbers to prevent an abundance of qualified dentists in Australia. The ADA has called for a temporary suspension of international students taking dental degrees to prevent an over-supply of dentists. The ADA has acted based on figures, which show that […]


Is Dental Tourism In Decline?

Is Dental Tourism In Decline?

The founder of a dental comparison website has claimed that dental tourism has become much less popular among UK citizens, as British dentists offer reduced fees and finance incentives. Eoin Holohan, the founder of Teethwise, believes that the growth of the dental tourism industry has slowed considerably over the last few years, as UK dentists […]