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Liverpool-based dental firm submits plans to open new practice in Preston

Liverpool-based dental firm submits plans to open new practice in Preston

A Liverpool-based dental firm has submitted plans to open a new dental practice in Preston. Custom Dental is hoping to create a new practice, which will house four surgeries, on a development in London Road. The application is for a change of use, which would see the unit converted from a retail space to a […]


Peterborough dental patients face a struggle to get an NHS appointment

Peterborough dental patients face a struggle to get an NHS appointment

Dental patients in Peterborough are struggling to get an NHS appointment, new research confirms. A new report compiled by Healthwatch Peterborough found that patients living in the town are much more likely to experience difficulties seeing an NHS dentist than patients looking for services in nearby Cambridge. According to members of the Healthwatch Peterborough board, […]


Thieves make off with thousands of pounds’ worth of Botox following dental warehouse raid in Essex

Thieves make off with thousands of pounds’ worth of Botox following dental warehouse raid in Essex

Thieves have made off with thousands of pounds’ worth of Botox after raiding a dental warehouse in Witham, Essex. Essex Police have confirmed that Botox worth a “six-figure sum” was stolen from Dental Directory at the weekend. Officers believe that the incident took place between 8pm on Saturday 23 rd February and midnight on Sunday […]


Campaigners claim that half of breakfast cereals still contain too much sugar

Campaigners claim that half of breakfast cereals still contain too much sugar

Campaigners claim that half of breakfast cereals still contain too much sugar, despite the NHS urging manufacturers to reduce sugar content last summer. Research undertaken by Action on Sugar revealed that almost half of popular cereals still have excessive sugar content. Public Health England set a target of lowering sugar content to a maximum of […]


Mydentist surgeries raise £250,000 for Cancer Research UK

Mydentist surgeries raise £250,000 for Cancer Research UK

Mydentist’s network of surgeries has raised a quarter of a million pounds for Cancer Research UK. The chain, which is one of the largest in the UK, has been working on fundraising efforts since establishing a relationship with the charity in 2016. Since then, mydentist staff members all over the UK have been taking part in activities and […]


Former patient takes the reins at Cheadle dental practice

Former patient takes the reins at Cheadle dental practice

A former patient who chose to pursue a career in dentistry has taken the reins at a Cheadle dental practice. Dr Emma Noble, 33, has recently taken over the clinic she attended as a child. Having worked in both private and NHS practices before joining the team at The Avenue Dentistry a few years ago, […]


Scottish police release CCTV footage after Edinburgh dental practice was targeted by armed robber

Scottish police release CCTV footage after Edinburgh dental practice was targeted by armed robber

Scottish police have released CCTV footage after a dental practice in Edinburgh was targeted by an armed robber. Police Scotland has published a series of images captured from cameras, and officers are appealing for information from anyone who saw the individual or is able to identify him. Police are eager to question the individual in […]


The reasons why more and more adults are opting for braces

The reasons why more and more adults are opting for braces

Figures from the British Orthodontic Society suggest that 80% of orthodontists saw an increase in adult patient numbers in 2018. As more and more people choose to have braces during their 20s, 30s, 40s and 50s, it’s interesting to see why adults are becoming more open to a treatment that was once linked only to […]


60% of young children didn’t see a dentist last year

60% of young children didn’t see a dentist last year

New research suggests that 60% of children aged 4 and under didn’t see a dentist last year. Analysis of NHS Digital data, which was performed by the Royal College of Surgeons, also revealed that 40% of children aged over four went without a dental check in 2018. Dental decay, which is preventable in the vast […]


British Dental Association backs new measures to reduce stress among healthcare professionals

British Dental Association backs new measures to reduce stress among healthcare professionals

The British Dental Association has backed new measures to tackle stress among healthcare workers. More than 30 recommendations have been suggested by Health Education England in a bid to clamp down on work-related stress and improve wellbeing in the healthcare sector. The NHS Staff and Learners’ Mental Wellbeing Commission report highlights a series of steps […]