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Bradford South MP calls for urgent action on decay crisis

Bradford South MP calls for urgent action on decay crisis

The MP for Bradford South has called for the government to take urgent action to tackle the crisis of childhood decay. Judith Cummins has accused ministers of failing to take urgent action to halt rising rates of decay, after a report compiled by a research team at King’s College London Hospital suggested that 2 out […]


Nantwich husband and wife dental team celebrates milestone after registering their 1,000th patient

Nantwich husband and wife dental team celebrates milestone after registering their 1,000th patient

A husband and wife team based in Nantwich, Cheshire, has celebrated a major milestone after registering their 1,000th patient. Kolande and Yetunde Orungbemi met while studying dentistry in Nigeria, and they are now all smiles after signing up their 1,000th patient at the Cheshire practice. After falling in love with the town, the couple, who […]


Marlborough dental practice cancels appointments for 2019 after confirming December closure

Marlborough dental practice cancels appointments for 2019 after confirming December closure

A dental practice in Marlborough has cancelled appointments for 2019 after confirming that it will close in December. Patients at the Kennet River Dental Practice have been contacted by members of staff and advised that NHS services will be unavailable from the 31st December. The practice’s contract with the NHS is due for expiry, and […]


Bedford dentist conquers Mount Kilimanjaro to raise funds for mouth cancer cause

Bedford dentist conquers Mount Kilimanjaro to raise funds for mouth cancer cause

An intrepid dentist from Bedford has conquered mighty Mount Kilimanjaro to raise awareness of an annual mouth cancer campaign and generate funds for charity. Dr Mehrdad Mokhtari, from Priory Dental Practice, scaled the majestic mountain, the highest in Africa, to raise funds for mouth cancer charities and awareness of this year’s Mouth Cancer Action Month […]


Dental experts believe oral health issues should be viewed as a sign of child neglect

Dental experts believe oral health issues should be viewed as a sign of child neglect

Dental experts believe that oral health issues should be viewed as a sign of child neglect. Researchers at Kings College Hospital, London, said that 2 out of every 5 children who required oral and maxillofacial surgery as a result of severe decay in the last two years were already being monitored by social services. Based […]


New study claims treating gum disease could improve diabetes symptoms

New study claims treating gum disease could improve diabetes symptoms

A new study claims that treating gum disease could improve diabetes symptoms. Research funded by Diabetes UK has found that treating the symptoms of gum disease helps patients who have type 2 diabetes to regulate sugar levels. The study also suggests that treating gum disease could also help to lower the risk of complications related […]


Bupa adds Old Church Dental Practice in Halifax to its growing portfolio

Bupa adds Old Church Dental Practice in Halifax to its growing portfolio

Bupa is continuing to expand its portfolio of dental clinics across the UK after acquiring a historic dental practice in Halifax. The Old Church Dental Practice, which is located in a former church, has been acquired by the growing dental chain. This quirky dental practice is housed in a listed building and boasts exposed stonework […]


Melton dental practice to close at the end of November

Melton dental practice to close at the end of November

Mydentist has confirmed that its Melton dental practice will close at the end of November. The surgery, which is located on Asfordby Road, will cease to provide services from the 30th November. Patients have been contacted and advised to find an alternative dentist, and it is understood that staff members will be made redundant. Mydentist […]


Dentists in Blackburn to join national scheme to encourage more children to attend check-ups

Dentists in Blackburn to join national scheme to encourage more children to attend check-ups

Dentists in Blackburn are preparing to participate in a national pilot scheme, which aims to encourage more children to attend regular check-ups. The ‘Starting Well: Smile 4 Life’ programme is being rolled out in the area to try and tackle low uptake and ensure that more children see their dentist in the year ahead. The […]


Hundreds of thousands of patients visit GPs for dental issues, new study confirms

Hundreds of thousands of patients visit GPs for dental issues, new study confirms

A new study suggests that more than 300,000 people visit their GP for dental advice or treatment every year. New research conducted by the British Journal of General Practice claims that 380,000 patients go to their GP every year on account of dental issues. As part of their research, which aimed to see why patients […]