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New NHS dental practice opens in Billingham

New NHS dental practice opens in Billingham

A new NHS dental practice has opened in Billingham, Stockton-on-Tees. The move comes after Queensway Dental announced that it would no longer be providing NHS dental treatment in 2018. After 21 months of campaigning to increase the number of NHS dental places in the North East town, patients, local councillors and residents are delighted to […]


Stoke’s oldest dental practice due to open under new ownership

Stoke’s oldest dental practice due to open under new ownership

Stoke-on-Trent’s oldest dental practice is set to reopen next month (November) under new ownership. AR Fee Dental Practice, which has been operating as a dental clinic since 1891, has been taken over by Synergy Dental & Implant Centre. Plans for the practice, which will be rebranded and known as Synergy Dental @ Fountain Place, are […]


BDA museum temporary exhibition shows history of toothbrush

BDA museum temporary exhibition shows history of toothbrush

A new temporary exhibition at the BDA museum has everything you need to know about the history of the toothbrush. The exhibition is a crucial part of a research project at the University of Kent, called ‘Oral health inequalities, oral health cultures 1870-1970’. On display are a number of key pieces that were hugely significant […]


Invisalign dental network sees huge growth

Invisalign dental network sees huge growth

The UK’s largest provider of Invisalign, MiSmile, is celebrating even more growth after it welcomed 4 members to its network this month, bringing the total number of members up to 70. MiSmile is the only dental network endorsed by Align, the parent company of Invisalign. Founded in 2014, the company is dedicated to helping dental […]


Scottish clinics helping Malawi’s dental crisis

Scottish clinics helping Malawi’s dental crisis

Scottish Dental firm Clyde Munro Dental Group are helping the people of Malawi get their smiles back thanks to their work with the Smileawi charity. The charity is hoping to get Malawi’s dental crises under control, but with only 40 dentists and 100 dental therapists serving 18,000,000 patients, it’s not an easy feat. UK volunteers […]


Children should only drink water and milk

Children should only drink water and milk

New nutritional guidelines suggest that children should stick to drinking good old fashioned milk and water.  The panel of scientists behind the advice believe that sweeteners and sugar consumed at such as young age can have a great impact on oral health and overall well-being. It’s been revealed by Public Health England that 9 out […]


Dental Partners is Bridge2Aid’s 2nd largest supporter

Dental Partners is Bridge2Aid’s 2nd largest supporter

Dental charity Bridge2Aid was initially founded to change the lives of those less fortunate in Tanzania. The charity trains local healthcare workers with the aim to deliver safe emergency dental care. Just 1 trained dentist can serve up to 10,000 people. More than 70% of the world’s population has no access to safe emergency dental […]


Dentists to tackle obesity and tooth decay together

Dentists to tackle obesity and tooth decay together

Former Chief Medical Officer, Professor Dame Sally Davies, released an independent report demanding change in the way obesity is tackled. The report suggests that dentists and the government should work together to tackle obesity and tooth decay in a joint operation. Leaders in the dental industry have welcomed the report, backing calls for it to […]


Chase de Vere launch dental advice service

Chase de Vere launch dental advice service

Chase de Vere has launched a dental financial advice service for dentists with Denplan. As it stands, Denplan has over 6,500 members who receive specialist financial advice, with a particular emphasis on NHS pensions. The new website will have a variety of information for dentists, from payment plan set ups to private pension schemes.  Chase […]


36% of BAME students studying Medicine and Dentistry

36% of BAME students studying Medicine and Dentistry

Medicine subjects are proving to be popular with 36% of Black, Asian and minority ethnic students taking up courses. This is up 20% from 2016/17. Law degrees come in at a close second with 34%. On the other hand, veterinary science and agriculture both have less than 10% of students applying to study the subjects. […]