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New figures highlight the gap in oral health standards between England and Northern Ireland

New figures highlight the gap in oral health standards between England and Northern Ireland

New figures have underlined the gap in oral health standards between England and Northern Ireland. Statistics from the Health and Social Care Board revealed that three times as many children in Northern Ireland are having teeth removed than in England. The latest figures show that more than 82,000 baby teeth were surgically removed from children […]


Popular March dentist hangs up her drill after 27 years

Popular March dentist hangs up her drill after 27 years

A popular dentist from March has hung up her drill after treating local patients for 27 years.  Dr Barbara Taylor has bid colleagues and patients at Upwell Road Dental Centre a fond farewell after spending nearly three decades at the practice. Barbara came to Fenland in 1989 with her husband Martin and has been an […]


New dental practice to open in Northwich’s Baron’s Quay development

New dental practice to open in Northwich’s Baron’s Quay development

A new dental practice is set to open in Northwich’s Baron’s Quay development.  The practice, which will be part of a UK-wide network of orthodontist and dental clinics owned by Portman Healthcare, will be located between the Cheshire town’s new Sports Direct and Card Factory stores.  Work will now begin on the new premises after […]


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 […]


More than 40% of Leicester residents haven’t seen an NHS dentist for 2 years

More than 40% of Leicester residents haven’t seen an NHS dentist for 2 years

More than 40% of Leicester residents haven’t seen an NHS dentist for at least 2 years, according to new figures. Statistics from the latest GP Patient Survey suggested that 15% of patients in the city hadn’t tried to make an appointment in the last 24 months, while 27% had never tried to see an NHS […]


Experts call for urgent action, as children living in coastal towns face dental crisis

Experts call for urgent action, as children living in coastal towns face dental crisis

Dental experts have called for urgent action to raise standards of oral health in coastal towns. The British Dental Association claims that children living in seaside communities are vulnerable to dental health issues due to a combination of limited access to NHS dental services and “high needs.” The BDA described the situation as a “double […]


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 […]