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Thornhill dental practice closes temporarily following fire

Thornhill dental practice closes temporarily following fire

A dental practice in Thornhill was forced to close for part of the day on Wednesday 2nd May after a fire broke out in the morning. Fire crews from Hightown and St Mary’s were called to Thornhill Dental Practice, which is located on Warburton Road, at approximately 8.50 am. A fire, which was caused by […]


Dental duo all smiles following the acquisition of Aberdeenshire clinic

Dental duo all smiles following the acquisition of Aberdeenshire clinic

A dental duo has plenty to smile about after acquiring an Aberdeenshire clinic. Alistair Scott and Euan MacDonald have successfully completed the purchase of Schoolhill Dental Practice in Ellon. Alistair approached Euan with the proposition after learning that his boss at the practice, Dr David Ovenstone, was going to retire. Alistair has worked at the […]


Community members to meet with dental officials to discuss services in Nairn

Community members to meet with dental officials to discuss services in Nairn

Members of the community are set to meet with dental officials to discuss the provision of dental care in Nairn. Following repeated calls for discussions to take place over the last few months, a meeting has now been scheduled for June. Residents have raised concerns over a lack of access to NHS dental care in […]


NHS England confirms plans for two new dental services in Spalding

NHS England confirms plans for two new dental services in Spalding

NHS England has confirmed plans to launch two new dental services in Spalding. Head of primary care for NHS England in Lincolnshire, Di Pegg, revealed that an independent NHS clinic will open and that the dental service based at the Johnson Community Hospital will be relaunched at the beginning of 2019. Ms Pegg said that […]


New dental practice opens in Saltash

New dental practice opens in Saltash

A new dental practice has opened in Saltash, Cornwall. Brighter Dental is part of the ever-growing Smile Together company, a community-based organisation, which reinvests profits back into local services. The new Brighter Dental clinic is based at Saltash Health Centre and is the first of at least three new surgeries set to open this year. […]


New figures show an increase in dental-related 999 and 111 calls in Bradford

New figures show an increase in dental-related 999 and 111 calls in Bradford

New figures show that there has been an increase in the number of 999 and 111 calls related to dental issues in Bradford. A request under the Freedom Of Information Act revealed that both numbers have received more calls from the public in the last three years. According to the most recent statistics obtained from […]


Retired Dorset dentist looks forward to busy summer of shows after using artistic masterpieces to soothe anxious patients

Retired Dorset dentist looks forward to busy summer of shows after using artistic masterpieces to soothe anxious patients

A dentist from Dorset is looking forward to a busy summer of shows after using her artistic skills to help patients feel more relaxed. Hilary Warren, the previous owner of Poundbury Dental Practice, found that hanging her paintings around the clinic helped anxious patients to feel more relaxed. After retiring to spend more time creating […]


Police appeal for information following Yarm dental practice robbery

Police appeal for information following Yarm dental practice robbery

Police in Yorkshire are appealing for information after a dental practice in Yarm was targeted by a thief. A male, who was captured on CCTV, stole a purse from the lockers in the staff room at Oasis Dental Care. The suspect, who has been described as a white male, went on to spend nearly £7,000 […]


Could tea be more damaging to your bright white smile than coffee?

Could tea be more damaging to your bright white smile than coffee?

Many of us are aware that drinking coffee can stain the teeth, but did you know that the nation’s favourite nectar, tea, could be even more damaging to a bright, white smile? In Britain, approximately 165 million cups of tea are consumed on a daily basis and there’s been an increase in popularity of different […]


Dundee dental van could become a regular fixture

Dundee dental van could become a regular fixture

A dental van, which is providing treatment for patients who struggle to see a regular dentist in the Lochee area of Dundee, could become a regular fixture. The mobile unit, which travels around the local area, is aimed at patients who find it difficult to see a dentist, for example, the homeless and patients who […]