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Yorkshire-based orthodontic firm bids to convert former council offices into new clinic in Bradford

Yorkshire-based orthodontic firm bids to convert former council offices into new clinic in Bradford

The owner of a Yorkshire-based orthodontic firm is bidding to convert premises formerly occupied by Bradford Council into a brand new dental clinic. Trinity House Orthodontics has submitted a planning application to turn the former council offices in Well Street, Bradford, into a new, state of the art orthodontic practice. The premises are currently vacant, […]


Dental patients in Portsmouth face an uncertain future, as chain closes three practices

Dental patients in Portsmouth face an uncertain future, as chain closes three practices

Dental patients in Portsmouth are facing an uncertain future, after a chain closed three clinics in the city. Colosseum Dental has confirmed that three city centre dental practices will close, leaving up to 20,000 patients without an NHS dentist. The closure will mean that there are currently no NHS surgeries in the area accepting new […]


Swindon mum raises concerns over access to dental care for disabled patients

Swindon mum raises concerns over access to dental care for disabled patients

A mum from Swindon has raised concerns over access to NHS dental care for disabled patients. Sarah Purnell, from Moredon, contacted the local press after her daughter, Caroline, was informed that she would have to wait to see a specialist dentist at the Great Western Hospital. Caroline has already been waiting for over 4 months, […]


New survey reveals the weird ways Brits use their teeth

New survey reveals the weird ways Brits use their teeth

A new survey, which was carried out to coincide with National Smile Month, has revealed the weird ways British people use their teeth. While most of us use our teeth solely to eat, many are guilty of employing their gnashers for alternative purposes, some of which pose a risk of injury and dental damage. The […]


Wrexham dental surgery expansion plans get the green light

Wrexham dental surgery expansion plans get the green light

Planning officers in Wrexham have approved a proposal to extend a dental practice in Ruabon Road. The plans, which were submitted at the beginning of 2019, include proposals to change the use of the ground and first floors to extend the existing practice and add a laboratory. After careful consideration, the council has now approved […]


Dentaid confirms more free dental clinics for patients who don’t have a dentist in Kirklees

Dentaid confirms more free dental clinics for patients who don’t have a dentist in Kirklees

Dental charity, Dentaid, has confirmed that a series of free dental clinics will take place in the coming weeks in Kirklees. The charity, which has already hosted a number of drop-in sessions for patients who don’t have a dentist, is returning to the area. The project has been made possible by Kirklees Council and local […]


Thieves make off with cash register from dental practice in Birmingham after setting off fire extinguishers

Thieves make off with cash register from dental practice in Birmingham after setting off fire extinguishers

Thieves took a cash register from a dental practice in Birmingham after setting off fire extinguishers. Two masked men are believed to have entered Bhandal Dental Surgery at around 4pm on Wednesday 5th June. Police have confirmed that an investigation into the robbery of the surgery on Marriott Road has been launched, and are appealing […]


NHS England confirms new dental contract for Northumberland villages

NHS England confirms new dental contract for Northumberland villages

NHS England has awarded a new dental contract that will serve NHS patients in rural Northumberland villages. There has been a great deal of concern over the future of dental services in the area since the closure of a dental practice that served Hadston and Rothbury in 2017. The contract holder was forced to cease […]


New video raises awareness of the dangers of illegal tooth whitening in Northern Ireland

New video raises awareness of the dangers of illegal tooth whitening in Northern Ireland

A new video has been produced and shared to highlight the dangers of illegal tooth whitening in Northern Ireland. The clip, which is designed to educate people about the risks associated with illegal whitening, has been put together by the Department for the Economy Trading Standards Service and Northern Ireland’s Environmental Health Departments in conjunction […]


Leading UK dental charity urges us to be more confident, as survey suggests a third of adults don’t like their smile

Leading UK dental charity urges us to be more confident, as survey suggests a third of adults don’t like their smile

The Oral Health Foundation is urging people to be more confident about their smiles, after a nationwide poll revealed that almost a third of adults aren’t happy with the look of their smile. The survey, which was published to coincide with the launch of National Smile Month in May, suggested that more than half of […]