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Lancashire practice takes on new dentist

Lancashire practice takes on new dentist

An NHS dental practice in Lancashire is taking on a new dentist. Principal dentist at Station Dental Practice, Leyland, Assim Ghaffoor, has confirmed that a new dentist will join the practice in August. Sarah Casey, a newly qualified dentist from the University of Manchester, will join the team at the beginning of next month, taking […]


Teenager suffers dental injuries after being attacked by a cow

Teenager suffers dental injuries after being attacked by a cow

A teenage girl needed urgent dental care after being attacked by a cow when walking her dog in a field in Wargrave near Reading. Emma Gregory was walking her dog through the field when she was attacked by a cow protecting her calf; the 16 year old was airlifted to hospital but has since been […]


Dental patient numbers reach an all-time high in Dumfries and Galloway

Dental patient numbers reach an all-time high in Dumfries and Galloway

Recent figures have given NHS health bosses in Dumfries and Galloway something to smile about; the number of patients registered with an NHS dentist has increased significantly and numbers have now reached an all-time high. Valerie White, a consultant in dental public health, said that NHS Dumfries and Galloway has worked hard over the last […]


Summertime can Increase Dental Damage Risk

Summertime can Increase Dental Damage Risk

We might not get much in the way of sunshine in Britain over the summer, but when we do we tend to try to make the best of it. Now, however, dental experts are spreading warnings about the risk summer habits and eating routines can have on our dental health. While summer often brings barbeques, weekend […]


Impact of Food Advertisements on Kids

Impact of Food Advertisements on Kids

We all know that adverts are meant to persuade those watching into purchasing items or produce, but new studies have now shown that certain adverts can have an impact on the lifestyles of many children. Adverts showing unhealthy food have been found to greatly increase the likelihood of children wanting to eat more high fat […]


New Award Category in Dental Ceremonies

New Award Category in Dental Ceremonies

A new category has been chosen for future dental awards: Best DCP (Dental Care Professional) The award is being given for “key dental care professionals” in practices, of which potentials for the DCP are nominated by their fellow staff. So, if you know of anyone within your practice who is deserving of the award, you […]


Dentists to take Larger Role in Patients’ Health

Dentists to take Larger Role in Patients’ Health

A regular dental appointment at your local dentist’s practice generally involves a check-up on your dental health in order to find any possible cavities or gum diseases, and may include further appointments if it is decided you have a problem and need additional work to be done. But now dentists are being urged to take […]


Holly Willoughby shows off New Braces

Holly Willoughby shows off New Braces

This Morning presenter Holly Willoughby is the latest star to have orthodontic treatment; she tweeted a photograph of her new braces yesterday along with the tag line, ‘Brace yourself, I’ve got braces!’ The 30 year old daytime TV favourite has been on maternity leave since giving birth to a baby girl in April, but yesterday […]


Man Escapes Jail after Paying for Victim’s Dental Care

Man Escapes Jail after Paying for Victim’s Dental Care

A man who attacked his friend has escaped jail after he saved enough money to pay for dental treatment. Dean Williams, from Melksham, broke his friend’s jaw after kicking him during an argument, which arose during a game of squash. Mr Williams, practiced in Kung Fu, was told by a judge that he would escape […]


Bride-to-be shows off Results of Dental Competition

Bride-to-be shows off Results of Dental Competition

Bride-to-be Emma Kenly, from Epping, has showcased a brand new smile after winning a competition in the Metro newspaper. Emma, who works at London Zoo, said that she entered the competition because she was feeling self-conscious about a scar on her face and was feeling generally unhappy about the way she looked. She said that […]