Archive for the ‘Dentistry abroad’ Category

Oklahoma Health Officials Advise Dental Patients To Get Tested Amid HIV Fears

Oklahoma Health Officials Advise Dental Patients To Get Tested Amid HIV Fears

Health officials in Oklahoma have advised dental patients to attend a testing clinic after concerns were raised about a dental practice in Tulsa. Patients registered with Dr W Scott Harrington’s practice have been advised to get tested for HIV and hepatitis B and C. Dr Harrington has been practising for 36 years an has now […]


Australian Dental Association Promotes Check-Ups Ahead Of World Oral Health Day

Australian Dental Association Promotes Check-Ups Ahead Of World Oral Health Day

The Australian Dental Association is promoting regular dental check-ups ahead of World Oral Health Day. Dental decay is the most common chronic condition in Australia and according to the ADA, dental admissions head the list of avoidable hospital cases. The association also revealed that dental health problems are the second most expensive health issue after […]


Two Dead After Dental Dispute In Marseille

Two Dead After Dental Dispute In Marseille

Two people have died following a dental dispute in Marseille. A female dentist working in the centre of the city was shot dead by a 71 year old patient yesterday; the dentist had been treating a patient when the 71 year old man appeared at the practice with two handguns. The man ordered the patient […]


Concern Group Warns That Hong Kong Elderly Missing Dental Care

Concern Group Warns That Hong Kong Elderly Missing Dental Care

Respect Elderly Rights Concern Group has warned that elderly people in Hong Kong are missing out on dental care, with some forced to queue at 2 o’clock in the morning to see a dentist. Au Woon-Chun, 73, speaking for the concern group, said that some people are so desperate to see a dentist that they […]


Delta Dental Programme Making A Difference In Colorado

Delta Dental Programme Making A Difference In Colorado

A dental programme run by Delta Dental has helped more than 500 people in Fort Collins, Colorado, to see a dentist. The programme, which is aimed to benefit poor residents, provides two years of free dental insurance; across the state more than 6,000 people have enrolled in the scheme and Delta Dental has paid more […]


Dental Nurse Visits Pakistan As Part Of Overseas Plastic Surgery Appeal

Dental Nurse Visits Pakistan As Part Of Overseas Plastic Surgery Appeal

A dental nurse from Hull has joined a team of medical experts to visit Pakistan as part of the Overseas Plastic Surgery Appeal. Tracey Wiles, a dental nurse from Highlands Health Centre, joined breast surgery expert, Dr Penny McManus and Dr Nick Hart, to help Hull-based charity, the Overseas Plastic Surgery Appeal. The group visited […]


Second Mobile Dental Unit To Hit The Roads Of Oklahoma

Second Mobile Dental Unit To Hit The Roads Of Oklahoma

Delta Dental of Oklahoma Oral Health Foundation and Oklahoma Dental Foundation have announced the launch of a second dental van. The mobile unit, which will hit the roads of Oklahoma in the near future, will enable more children to access affordable dental care. John Gladden, president of Delta Dental of Oklahoma, said that there are […]


Parliamentary inquiry Into Dental Services To Launch In Australia

Parliamentary inquiry Into Dental Services To Launch In Australia

A parliamentary inquiry into dental services in Australia has been launched by the House of Representatives Health Committee. Oral health experts, community groups and dental service providers have been asked to participate in the national inquiry into adult dental services with the aim of identifying areas of need in different regions of the country and […]


Boston Dentists Taking On Gruelling Challenges To Raise Money For Charity

Boston Dentists Taking On Gruelling Challenges To Raise Money For Charity

A dental team from Boston is preparing to take on a series of challenges to raise money for charity. Two years ago the team completed a 33 mile walk for charity and now members of the team are gearing up to take on individual challenges to support Parkinson’s UK. Between them the team will be […]


Dubai Dental School Joins Forces With Prestigious UK Organisation

Dubai Dental School Joins Forces With Prestigious UK Organisation

The Dubai School of Dental Medicine has agreed to collaborate with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, one of the most prestigious organisations in the UK. The Dubai School of Dental Medicine is a new specialist college located at Dubai Healthcare City; it is accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. […]