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A Third of People Open to Health Tourism

A Third of People Open to Health Tourism

A survey has revealed that almost a third of people would consider going abroad for medical or dental treatment. The survey was carried out by Ipsos and involved more than 18,000 people in 24 different countries, revealing that 1 in 3 people would consider going overseas for treatment, while 18 per cent said that they […]


Student Debt For Dentists In USA-”Like Pulling Teeth”

Student Debt For Dentists In USA-”Like Pulling Teeth”

Opanin Gyammi finds himself in a very regular scenario;wearing a blue surgeons mask he pulls out a decaying tooth of a patient called Larry Butler, otherwise known as prison patient J22312. Every day the 71 year old dentist goes to the state prison in Vacaville, working a long way past his age of retirement. He […]


New Mobile Dental Clinic Launched In Toronto

New Mobile Dental Clinic Launched In Toronto

A new mobile dental unit has hit the streets of Toronto. Toronto Public Health’s new mobile unit hit the roads of the city this week to provide much-needed dental treatment to underserved communities. The 12 metre long van is fully equipped to provide a range of dental services for children. Melvin Hsu, the manager of […]


Coonamble Residents Facing Lengthy Trip To See A Dentist

Coonamble Residents Facing Lengthy Trip To See A Dentist

Residents in Coonamble will be forced to travel long distances to see a dentist as a result of the cessation of the Chronic Dental Disease Scheme. The Coonamble Aboriginal Health Service managed to encourage dentist to work in the rural practice in July and the post was funded by Medicare; however, just a few months […]


Adult Orthodontic Patients Increase By 30% In The USA

Adult Orthodontic Patients Increase By 30% In The USA

The number of adults having orthodontic treatments in the USA has increased by 30 per cent over the course of the last 15 years. In the past, braces were associated with teenagers, but figures show that more and more adults are having treatment to straighten their teeth and improve the look of their smile. The […]


Indian Dentists Offer Oral Health Tips For Diabetic Patients

Indian Dentists Offer Oral Health Tips For Diabetic Patients

Dentists in India are helping to tackle the dental problems faced by diabetic patients. Dentists are educating patients about the link between oral health and diabetes in order to reduce the risk of patients with diabetes suffering from oral diseases. Dr Shalini Jaggi, senior consultant with Action Diabetic Centre, which is part of the Sri […]


Dubai Cosmetic Dentist Worried About Acid Erosion

Dubai Cosmetic Dentist Worried About Acid Erosion

 A cosmetic dentist working in Dubai is worried about acid erosion; Dr Majd Naji said that there has been a huge increase in the demand for cosmetic dentistry but most patients he sees have acid erosion without even knowing it. Dr Naji said that more people are conscious of the appearance of their teeth but […]


Dental Treatments Too Pricey For Many Greeks

Dental Treatments Too Pricey For Many Greeks

A growing number of people in Greece are putting off having dental care as a result of cost, it has been revealed. Economic problems in the country have forced many to cut back on spending on general living costs and dental care has become an unaffordable luxury for many. The situation is so bad that […]


Oral Health A Major Concern In Pakistan

Oral Health A Major Concern In Pakistan

Recent figures have highlighted the alarming situation in Pakistan, with 95 per cent of people in the country suspected to have untreated dental disease. Pakistanis nowhere near World Health Organisation targets for oral health and many people are unaware of any dental services in their local area. The World Health Organisation recommends a ratio of […]


Poland An Increasingly Popular Destination For Dental Tourists

Poland An Increasingly Popular Destination For Dental Tourists

Poland has become an incredibly popular destination for dental tourists, it has been revealed. Poland is a popular destination for UK dental patients due to frequent cheap flights and enticing prices; the cost of dental implants, for example is around £550 in Poland, compared to around £1,500-£2,500 in the UK. Krakow has also emerged as […]