Archive for the ‘Oral health’ Category

Funding for improved oral health services in Teesside

Funding for improved oral health services in Teesside

More than 6,000 school children are set to benefit from better oral health services, after health bosses successfully secured funding from the British Dental Health Foundation. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Trust was one of 12 successful applicants for funding from the Wrigley Tooth Fairy Fund and the British Dental Health Foundation. The money will […]


NHS Grampian Looking to Recruit More Dentists in Moray

NHS Grampian Looking to Recruit More Dentists in Moray

Board members at NHS Grampian have met to discuss ways of enticing more dentists to the Moray area. Figures show that around 25,000 people travel from towns and rural communities in Aberdeenshire to Aberdeen city to see a dentist and the ratio of dentists to residents is amongst the lowest in Scotland in Aberdeenshire and […]


64% of Students in Abu Dhabi have Tooth Decay

64% of Students in Abu Dhabi have Tooth Decay

A recent survey has revealed that 64 percent of students in Abu Dhabi suffer from dental decay. The Ambulatory Healthcare Service tested students in grades 1,5 and 9 in public schools in Abu Dhabi, in conjunction with the Abu Dhabi Education Council. In addition to oral health tests, students also underwent vision and hearing tests […]


Free Dental Screening for the Needy in Abu Dhabi

Free Dental Screening for the Needy in Abu Dhabi

The United Arab Emirates Red Crescent Authority has launched a Public Service Screening Programme, to provide free dental screening for people on low incomes and vulnerable people. The three-day programme, which took place last week, enabled more than 150 people to benefit from a free dental examination. The screening clinic was organised in collaboration with […]


Mobile Clinic Provides Free Dental Services In Virginia

Mobile Clinic Provides Free Dental Services In Virginia

A growing number of people are struggling to afford regular dental check-ups and this is why a mobile dental clinic is providing care, free of charge to residents in Bristol, Virginia. Most dentists advise their patients to have a routine check-up every six to twelve months, but for many this is unaffordable. The Mobile Dental […]


Health Service Warns Against Oral Cancer

Health Service Warns Against Oral Cancer

Hunter New England Health, a public health service in New South Wales, Australia, has issued a warning against oral cancer. Hunter New England Health has encouraged people to visit their dentist on a regular basis to try and ensure that cases of oral cancer are diagnosed and treated early. Oral cancer is the sixth most […]


Clifton Dental Studio Meets Channel 5’s Gadget Show

Clifton Dental Studio Meets Channel 5’s Gadget Show

This week Channel 5’s well-loved Gadget Show paid a visit to Bristol’s Clifton Dental Studio to review all things dental. The show road-tested a number of the market’s best and most effective electric toothbrushes, with Clifton Dental featuring as the backdrop for the debate. Neill Gerrard, who heads the Clifton Dental Studio team, knows a […]


Survey Reveals Singaporeans Have Good Oral Health Habits

Survey Reveals Singaporeans Have Good Oral Health Habits

A survey has revealed that Singaporeans have good oral health habits. A poll of 400 people revealed that eight out of ten people brush their teeth twice a day and 70 percent of people visit their dentist for a check-up every twelve months. The survey, which was conducted by The Nielsen Company, was commissioned by […]


Federal Government Confirms Investment in Indigenous Oral Health

Federal Government Confirms Investment in Indigenous Oral Health

The Federal Government has revealed plans to inject $420,000 into oral health services for Indigenous people in central Australia. Indigenous Health Minister Warren Snowdon revealed that $276,000 will be spent on replacing a mobile dental unit, which has been driving around rural dirt tracks for 17 years. The government has also revealed plans to spend […]


Dental Staff Preparing for Zambia Mission

Dental Staff Preparing for Zambia Mission

A team of dental staff from Yeovil are preparing to travel to Zambia to help people in need. Members of staff from the Resolution Specialist Treatment Centre in Yeovil will spend three weeks in Zambia, helping to educate people and providing much-needed dental treatment for the locals. Dr Mark Brickley will be joined by orthodontic […]