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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 […]


1 in 3 Brits are putting off dental visits due to cost, new survey reveals

1 in 3 Brits are putting off dental visits due to cost, new survey reveals

A third of British adults are putting off dental visits as a result of cost, a new survey has revealed. Research conducted by the Oral Health Foundation found that 36% of adults are delaying going to the dentist in a bid to save money. This figure is almost double that of 2017, suggesting that more […]


New poll suggests more than half of employees believe their smile has a negative impact on confidence

New poll suggests more than half of employees believe their smile has a negative impact on confidence

A new poll has suggested that more than 50% of employees believe their smile has a negative impact on their self-confidence. Research conducted by Unum Dental revealed that 58% of workers in the UK think that the appearance of their smile affects their self-esteem. Women were particularly conscious about the look of their teeth, with […]


Bolton dentist shares tips for healthy, cavity-free teeth

Bolton dentist shares tips for healthy, cavity-free teeth

With tooth decay dominating the headlines, a Bolton dentist has shared his tips for keeping teeth cavity-free. Dr Richard Ho, from Synergy Dental, explained that cavities, holes in the teeth, form as a result of harmful acids weakening the protective enamel coating of the tooth. Once the enamel is worn, the surface can be penetrated, […]


Hartlepool man charged with burglary after breaking into dental practice

Hartlepool man charged with burglary after breaking into dental practice

A man from Hartlepool has been charged with burglary after stealing from a town centre shop and breaking into a dental surgery through the roof.  Andrew Clark, 44, of Jameson Street, Hartlepool, was seen putting a tool into his bag and leaving a store in Hartlepool before proceeding to gain entry to Integrated Dental Holdings […]


The Complete University Guide releases top 10 dental schools list for 2020

The Complete University Guide releases top 10 dental schools list for 2020

The Complete University Guide has released its top 10 dental schools for 2020. The list, which has been published in The Telegraph, rates universities and dental schools across the country according to course options, student satisfaction, postgraduate employment rates, and study and research facilities.  For the first time, the University of Aberdeen’s dental school made […]


Tooth whitening advert featuring a woman with too many teeth sends social media wild

Tooth whitening advert featuring a woman with too many teeth sends social media wild

A tooth whitening advert, which was posted on Instagram, has sent social media users wild. The image posted by HiSmile features a woman with an abnormal number of teeth.  HiSmile posted the picture, which from a distance, appears to be a healthy set of bright white teeth, last week, only to receive hundreds of comments […]


Henley dental practice to host a celebratory barbecue to mark 50th anniversary

Henley dental practice to host a celebratory barbecue to mark 50th anniversary

A dental practice in Henley is hosting a celebratory barbeque to mark its 50th anniversary in September. The team at Wood Lane Dentistry will be putting on a summery spread to celebrate the practice’s 50th birthday in style, with patients and local residents welcome to attend. The event will take place on Saturday 14th September […]


Mobile service that provides dental treatment for homeless people in London celebrates first anniversary

Mobile service that provides dental treatment for homeless people in London celebrates first anniversary

A mobile dental service, which provides much-needed dental care for homeless people in Tower Hamlets and Newham, is celebrating its 1st anniversary.  The van, which is run by the community dental service, is kitted out exactly like a traditional treatment room, enabling dentists to provide a range of treatments on the move. The mobile unit […]


Are ‘healthy’ drinks damaging your smile?

Are ‘healthy’ drinks damaging your smile?

Most of us are aware that fizzy drinks can damage our teeth, but did you know that some of the drinks promoted as part of a healthy diet can also put your smile at risk? In recent years, it has become trendy to detox by drinking hot water with lemon and to try and increase […]