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Leading UK dentist encourages patients with symptoms of mouth cancer to get checked out

Leading UK dentist encourages patients with symptoms of mouth cancer to get checked out

A leading UK dentist is urging patients who have symptoms of mouth cancer to get checked out, as routine dental services remain suspended.  Although most practices are now up and running again, most are prioritising urgent cases and rescheduling treatments, which were cancelled during lockdown. For many, it is not yet possible to book a […]


New research reveals 97% of dentists are providing fewer oral cancer checks

New research reveals 97% of dentists are providing fewer oral cancer checks

New research has revealed that 97% of dental professionals are currently carrying out fewer oral cancer checks.  Data from the British Association of Private Dentistry (BAPD) shows that almost all UK dentists are performing fewer oral cancer screening checks than before the lockdown. More than 55% of those surveyed also admitted that the additional PPE […]


Mouth cancer charity urges people to check themselves during lockdown

Mouth cancer charity urges people to check themselves during lockdown

A mouth cancer charity is encouraging members of the public to keep a close eye on their mouths during the lockdown.  Let’s Talk About Mouth Cancer is urging the four chief dental officers in the UK to support a campaign launched to encourage people to look out for signs and symptoms and to perform mouth […]