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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 […]


Horsham dental practice launches Colgate recycling initiative

Horsham dental practice launches Colgate recycling initiative

A dental practice in Horsham has launched a recycling initiative as part of a scheme championed by Colgate.  To encourage people to recycle plastic waste, Colgate has been handing out specialist recycling bins to clinics all over the country. Staff and patients at East Mews Dental Care will now be depositing oral health supplies and […]


New poll suggests British adults support pudding tax

New poll suggests British adults support pudding tax

A new poll carried out by the Oral Health Foundation suggests that British adults would support a ‘pudding tax.’  A recent survey revealed that 54% of Brits would back a pudding tax, which would increase the price of desserts and other sweet foods, including biscuits and confectionary. Support was particularly strong amongst young people, with […]


Dental visits fall to 10-year low, new figures confirm

Dental visits fall to 10-year low, new figures confirm

The number of people going to the dentist for regular appointments has fallen to a 10-year low, according to new statistics released by NHS Digital. The figures show that just 50.2% of adults went to the dentist in the last 24 months, despite the fact that dental professionals recommend routine checks every 6-12 months. This […]


Inverness dental patients left in the lurch after sudden clinic closure

Inverness dental patients left in the lurch after sudden clinic closure

Dental patients in Inverness have been left in the lurch after one of the city’s clinics closed unexpectedly. The Academy Dental Practice, which is located in Union Street, has closed its doors, leaving patients searching for an alternative dentist. The practice is now under administration. Owner Syed Askari expressed his disappointment and said that the […]