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Oswestry graduate has plenty to smile about after becoming the UK’s youngest clinical dental technician

Oswestry graduate has plenty to smile about after becoming the UK’s youngest clinical dental technician

A graduate from Oswestry has plenty to smile about after becoming the UK’s youngest clinical dental technician. Sheena Lakhanpal has successfully completed a 2-year course at the University of Central Lancashire, making her the youngest qualified dental technician at the age of 27 years old.  Ms Lakhanpal, who works at Bupa Dental Care’s laboratory in […]


Additional funding confirmed to improve dental access in Cambridgeshire

Additional funding confirmed to improve dental access in Cambridgeshire

Dental patients in Cambridgeshire are set to benefit from a funding boost, as the NHS looks to improve access to dental services. England’s chief dental officer, Sara Hurley, has promised to take action following a review of NHS dental provision in the county. A report compiled by Healthwatch Cambridgeshire and Peterborough revealed that patients, particularly […]


NHS Tayside’s mobile dental unit provides relief for recovering and former drug addicts

NHS Tayside’s mobile dental unit provides relief for recovering and former drug addicts

A mobile dental service, which has been launched by NHS Tayside, is providing relief for recovering and former drug addicts in the area. Many people who are taking advantage of the service have previously been homeless and have subsequently found it incredibly difficult to access dental care and to look after their teeth. Cheryl Ferguson, […]


Northfields dental practice celebrates reopening following relocation

Northfields dental practice celebrates reopening following relocation

A dental team based in Northfields hosted a party recently to celebrate the reopening of the clinic following a move down the road.  Dental Beauty Northfields has relocated to a different site on the same road, reopening in larger, more modern premises, which have been redecorated and kitted out with the latest equipment. The practice […]


Cavendish dental nurse makes TV debut on Treasure Island

Cavendish dental nurse makes TV debut on Treasure Island

A daring dental nurse from Cavendish made her TV debut in Bear Grylls’ Treasure Island over the weekend. The first episode of the new series aired on Channel 4 on Sunday 8th September. Emily Webster, a mum of two, decided to apply for the show after seeing the celebrity version. When applications opened, she joked […]


Relief for Portsmouth dental patients, as university agrees temporary contract

Relief for Portsmouth dental patients, as university agrees temporary contract

Dental patients in Portsmouth can breathe a sigh of relief, as it is believed a new contract will soon be agreed with the University of Portsmouth’s Dental Academy.  Up to 20,000 dental patients were left facing an uncertain future when Colosseum Dental announced that it was ceasing NHS operations in the city, but now, there […]


Liverpool’s café concept dental practice celebrates its first anniversary

Liverpool’s café concept dental practice celebrates its first anniversary

One of the UK’s most popular café concept dental practices is celebrating its first anniversary. The Dental Café in Liverpool was established to provide patients with a simple, hassle-free means of accessing dental care in a relaxed, modern setting. Offering a menu of treatments, which is based on those found in coffee shops, the boutique […]


Hollywood star Patricia Arquette backs calls to prevent bill that will remove access to dental care from low income Californians

Hollywood star Patricia Arquette backs calls to prevent bill that will remove access to dental care from low income Californians

Hollywood actor, Patricia Arquette, has backed calls to prevent a bill that would remove access to dental care for millions of low income Californians from being passed. The actress, who has most recently appeared in the TV series, Escape at Dannemora, has joined the fight against a new bill, which has been proposed by California […]


Bupa Dental confirms Bognor practice will reopen next week after fire

Bupa Dental confirms Bognor practice will reopen next week after fire

Bupa Dental has confirmed that its Bognor Regis practice will reopen next week (week commencing 9th September) following a fire that broke out on Wednesday 28th August. The clinic, which is located on Belmont Street, has been closed since the fire, but area manager for Bupa Dental, Nin Lasham, has revealed plans to reopen the […]


Bognor Regis dental clinic forced to close following fire

Bognor Regis dental clinic forced to close following fire

A dental clinic in Bognor Regis has been forced to close following a fire that broke out on Wednesday 28th August. Fire crews were called to Bupa Dental Care Bognor on Belmont Street, and two engines attended the scene. Nobody was injured in the fire, but the firm was forced to close the practice, with […]