Archive for the ‘‘Invisible’ braces’ Category

Birmingham Dental Hospital could move to Pebble Mill

Birmingham Dental Hospital could move to Pebble Mill

Plans to move Birmingham Dental Hospital to Pebble Mill have been revealed. The current site dates back to the 1960’s and the hospital is showing signs of ageing and tiredness, with the layout and structure of the building also being criticised, as the 10 storey building is littered with concrete pillars, which hinder the way […]


Women are better than Men when it comes to Oral Hygiene

Women are better than Men when it comes to Oral Hygiene

A new research study has confirmed that women are better than men when it comes to looking after their teeth and gums. The study, which has been published in the Journal of Periodontology, shows that women are almost twice as likely as men to attend regular check-ups; the study also shows that women are more […]


Dental staff recognised at award ceremony

Dental staff recognised at award ceremony

More than 700 community health workers were recognised at the Warrington Community Services Unit’s Star Awards. The Star Awards, which were held at the International Business Centre on the Gemini Retail Park last Thursday, rewarded hundreds of hard-working health and community workers in the area. Amongst the winners were dentists and members of dental staff, […]


New NHS dental practice to open in Stoke

New NHS dental practice to open in Stoke

A new NHS dental practice is set to open in Stoke-on-Trent next month. The new practice, which will be managed by Primecare Oral Health Services Limited, will open on April 1st; the practice will create 3,000 new NHS dental places. The surgery will open in the past New Phoenix pub on Liverpool Road. The practice […]


Plans for a new health centre in Warrington get the green light

Plans for a new health centre in Warrington get the green light

Plans to create a new, state of the art health centre in Warrington have been given the green light. Permission for the new centre had been withdrawn after NHS Warrington exceeded its budget; however, the centre has now been given the go ahead after the investment was approved by NHS North West. The new Garven […]


Consultant becomes first woman to scoop top job

Consultant becomes first woman to scoop top job

A female consultant has become the first woman to be given the job of Vice President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. The institution was established more than 400 years ago in 1599 and a woman has never been given the position, until now. Dr Alyson Wray, a consultant in paediatric […]


New Retford dental surgery filling up fast

New Retford dental surgery filling up fast

Over one thousand dental patients asked for an appointment on the day the new DenTal22 opened in Retford. The DenTal22 practice has taken over from Crown House Surgery on Chapelgate and thousands of patents have already registered. Sarah Burton, the practice manage, said that she had been surprised by the amazing reaction from local people […]


Dental plaque could hold the key to healthier ready meals

Dental plaque could hold the key to healthier ready meals

Researchers at the University of Nottingham have found that dental plaque contains a substance that tricks the brain into thinking that food is saltier than it is. This new information could hold the key to healthier ready meals, as manufacturers could reduce the salt content without affecting the taste. Compounds known as dextrans can be […]


Irish dentists urge new government to prioritise dental care

Irish dentists urge new government to prioritise dental care

The Irish Dental Association is urging new government ministers to prioritise dental care. Speaking yesterday, IDA Chief Executive, Fintan Hourihan called for all the major political parties to reveal their plans for dental care in the run up to the election. Hourihan highlighted four major crises in the current system, including a total shakeup of […]


Hundreds queue for free dental clinic in Florida

Hundreds queue for free dental clinic in Florida

Hundreds of people lined up to try and get an appointment at a free dental clinic in New Port Richey in Florida. The clinic was held as part of the Dentistry from the Heart programme, which runs free dental clinics across the United States. The clinics are aimed to help people who would otherwise struggle […]