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Alabama woman suffers dental nightmare after getting fake Halloween fangs stuck on her teeth

Alabama woman suffers dental nightmare after getting fake Halloween fangs stuck on her teeth

A woman from Alabama suffered a dental nightmare after attending a Halloween party at the weekend. Anna Tew ended up paying a visit to the emergency dentist after some false fangs she bought to complete her spooky zombie outfit became lodged on her teeth. Anna bought the fake teeth for around $3, and for several […]


Nantwich husband and wife dental team celebrates milestone after registering their 1,000th patient

Nantwich husband and wife dental team celebrates milestone after registering their 1,000th patient

A husband and wife team based in Nantwich, Cheshire, has celebrated a major milestone after registering their 1,000th patient. Kolande and Yetunde Orungbemi met while studying dentistry in Nigeria, and they are now all smiles after signing up their 1,000th patient at the Cheshire practice. After falling in love with the town, the couple, who […]


Marlborough dental practice cancels appointments for 2019 after confirming December closure

Marlborough dental practice cancels appointments for 2019 after confirming December closure

A dental practice in Marlborough has cancelled appointments for 2019 after confirming that it will close in December. Patients at the Kennet River Dental Practice have been contacted by members of staff and advised that NHS services will be unavailable from the 31st December. The practice’s contract with the NHS is due for expiry, and […]


Bupa adds Old Church Dental Practice in Halifax to its growing portfolio

Bupa adds Old Church Dental Practice in Halifax to its growing portfolio

Bupa is continuing to expand its portfolio of dental clinics across the UK after acquiring a historic dental practice in Halifax. The Old Church Dental Practice, which is located in a former church, has been acquired by the growing dental chain. This quirky dental practice is housed in a listed building and boasts exposed stonework […]


Melton dental practice to close at the end of November

Melton dental practice to close at the end of November

Mydentist has confirmed that its Melton dental practice will close at the end of November. The surgery, which is located on Asfordby Road, will cease to provide services from the 30th November. Patients have been contacted and advised to find an alternative dentist, and it is understood that staff members will be made redundant. Mydentist […]


Hundreds of thousands of patients visit GPs for dental issues, new study confirms

Hundreds of thousands of patients visit GPs for dental issues, new study confirms

A new study suggests that more than 300,000 people visit their GP for dental advice or treatment every year. New research conducted by the British Journal of General Practice claims that 380,000 patients go to their GP every year on account of dental issues. As part of their research, which aimed to see why patients […]


Eastman Dental Institute to move in 2019

Eastman Dental Institute to move in 2019

The Eastman Dental Hospital will move in 2019, it has been confirmed. The Institute will relocate to Bloomsbury, where it will become part of Europe’s largest hospitals specialising in dental care and ear, nose and throat services. The proposed move will see clinical research and teaching services relocate to new, cutting-edge facilities in the Rockefeller […]


The First Bio-based Plastic Toothbrush is Here

The First Bio-based Plastic Toothbrush is Here

Image Copyright TePe TePe has stepped up its movement of sustainably sourced products with the release of the first bio-based plastic toothbrush, the latest addition to the company’s ‘Good’ range. The product was first on show at the BDIA Dental Showcase 2018 from the 17th to the 19th of October, and goes on sale in […]


Nine out of Ten Dentists Are Afraid Patients may Sue Them

Nine out of Ten Dentists Are Afraid Patients may Sue Them

According to new statistics from Dental Protection, 89% of dentists are afraid of being sued by their patients, and nearly three-quarters of these feel that fear impacts how they treat patients, in what industry professionals have described as “worrying” and an environment that is increasingly challenging for dental professionals. The starkest statistic found that 98% […]


Family Members and Patients Alike Celebrate Life of Respected Dentist

Family Members and Patients Alike Celebrate Life of Respected Dentist

Loved ones, friends and patients have all paid tribute to Ramesh Shah, a Kenya-born dentist who enjoyed a decorated career that spanned over 40 years in Clacton. Dr Shah was holidaying in East Africa last month when he tragically suffered a fatal heart attack. Dr Shah’s dental education took him from Mumbai University in India, […]