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Public Health England statistics show 1 in 4 5-year-olds have decay

Public Health England statistics show 1 in 4 5-year-olds have decay

Statistics from Public Health England show that 1 in 4 5-year-olds in England have signs of decay. Figures released by the body indicated that 23% of 5-year-olds in England have symptoms of tooth decay. This figure is similar to those published in 2017, which suggests that progress in fighting decay has plateaued. There had been […]


Sheffield dental practice changes hands

Sheffield dental practice changes hands

A dental practice in Sheffield has a new owner. Dr Jon Meyer has sold Dore Dental Care to Dr Sanraj Dulay. The practice, which is located on Causeway Head Road, has been up and running for 40 years. Dr Meyer has owned the clinic since 2000. Although he has passed the reins on to Dr […]


Gaps in dental equality grow in Australia

Gaps in dental equality grow in Australia

Gaps between the rich and the poor are becoming increasingly apparent in Australia, as demand for public dental services increases at a time when cosmetic dentistry is booming.  New figures from the Australian Dental Association (ADA) show that 1 in 4 people who have access to public dental services don’t have the minimum number of […]


British Dental Association invites dentists to share ideas to reduce carbon emissions

British Dental Association invites dentists to share ideas to reduce carbon emissions

The British Dental Association is inviting dental professionals to share ideas and opinions about reducing carbon emissions as the UK looks to achieve net-zero.  The NHS is attempting to become more efficient and eco-friendly, and the BDA is hoping to use ideas from practices that are already adopting green measures to work towards new policies […]


Inverurie dental practice brings smiles to local footballers’ faces after sealing sponsorship deal

Inverurie dental practice brings smiles to local footballers’ faces after sealing sponsorship deal

Dentists at a practice in Inverurie have brought smiles to the faces of local footballers after sealing a new sponsorship deal.  Inverurie Smile Care has teamed up with Inverurie Academy’s senior squads to sponsor new kits. The new strip was unveiled at a recent home match against Fraserburgh Academy.  The previous strip needed updating and […]


Dental organisations launch new ‘Safe Brace’ campaign

Dental organisations launch new ‘Safe Brace’ campaign

The Oral Health Foundation and the British Orthodontic Society (BOS) have joined forces to launch a new campaign aimed at protecting patients who are interested in orthodontic treatment. Safe Brace is a campaign designed to encourage patients who are looking into tooth straightening treatment to see registered, qualified, experienced dentists. The move comes after the […]


Warrington dental practice teams up with local women’s rugby club

Warrington dental practice teams up with local women’s rugby club

A dental practice in Warrington has teamed up with a local women’s rugby club to provide free, custom-made mouth guards. Clayton and Scott Dental Surgery will kit the Widnes Vikings Ladies team out with bespoke mouth guards for their upcoming matches. One of the practice dentists, Stephen Porter, decided to make the generous gesture with […]


Ministers provide access to face mask stocks, relieving pressure on dental practices

Ministers provide access to face mask stocks, relieving pressure on dental practices

Government ministers have provided access to central stocks of face masks, providing relief for anxious dentists. Concerns over a shortage of face masks caused by the corona virus have been growing, but the government has acted to relieve pressure. Practices were dealing with a maximum order quantity, with risks of running out of disposable masks […]


British Dental Association raises concerns over the availability of Corona virus masks for dentists

British Dental Association raises concerns over the availability of Corona virus masks for dentists

The British Dental Association has warned that dentists in the UK might have to down tools due to a shortage of Corona virus masks.  The BDA suggested that an order limit of 100 masks per day will contribute to even small practices running out. All dentists must wear disposable masks to treat patients in the […]


Swansea dental clinic to expand following relocation

Swansea dental clinic to expand following relocation

A dental clinic in Swansea is preparing to welcome new patients and provide new treatments after relocating to larger premises in the city.  The Brynhyfryd Dental Practice has moved to a commercial office unit and will now be able to offer a more extensive treatment list. The premises are located on Ysgubor Fach Street and […]