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NHS England to take action against firm that left Portsmouth patients without a dentist

NHS England to take action against firm that left Portsmouth patients without a dentist

NHS England has confirmed that it will take action against a dental firm, which left thousands of patients in Portsmouth without a dentist. Colosseum Dental Limited unexpectedly closed three dental clinics in the city, leaving around 9,000 people without access to NHS dentistry. The firm, which is based in Switzerland, breached the terms of its […]


Scottish dental entrepreneur adds four new practices to his ever-growing portfolio

Scottish dental entrepreneur adds four new practices to his ever-growing portfolio

A Scottish entrepreneur has added four new dental practices to his ever-growing portfolio. Jim Hall, co-founder of Kelvin Capital, launched Clyde Munro Dental Group in 2015, and he now runs 26 practices across Scotland. Initially, the company acquired a collection of seven clinics, and the business has since expanded rapidly, taking over several practices between […]


East Preston dental team all smiles after celebrating 10th anniversary

East Preston dental team all smiles after celebrating 10th anniversary

A dental team from East Preston is all smiles after celebrating the practice’s 10th anniversary.  The East Preston Dental Clinic, a family-run business, has been tending to the dental needs of the local community for a decade. Established by Glenn and Michelle Steffin in 2009, the practice now has more than 3,000 patients. To celebrate […]


Dundee orthodontic firm confirms expansion plans

Dundee orthodontic firm confirms expansion plans

The owner of an orthodontic firm based in Dundee has confirmed plans to expand the current premises as part of a £300,000 growth project. Rhu McKelvey, co-founder and principal orthodontist at Beam Orthodontics, revealed proposals to move into the property next to the existing clinic on South Tay Street. When the business was first established, […]


Ludlow man encourages cancer sufferers to attend local health event after discovering a lump in his neck during dental treatment

Ludlow man encourages cancer sufferers to attend local health event after discovering a lump in his neck during dental treatment

A Ludlow man is encouraging cancer sufferers to attend a local health and wellbeing event to take advantage of help and support initiatives. Dominic Commane, 50, was diagnosed with cancer after finding a lump while undergoing a course of dental treatment.  Mr Commane discovered a lump in his neck in 2018 while he was having […]


Wantage dental hygienist visits schools to teach children how to keep their smiles sparkling

Wantage dental hygienist visits schools to teach children how to keep their smiles sparkling

A dental hygienist from Wantage has paid local schools and nurseries a visit to teach children how to keep their smiles in check. Fiona Stovold, from Portway Dental Care, has visited a series of local schools and youth and children’s groups to talk to children about healthy eating, the dangers of eating too much sugar […]


Thousands of PRSI card holders aren’t taking advantage of dental benefits, new figures confirm

Thousands of PRSI card holders aren’t taking advantage of dental benefits, new figures confirm

Thousands of PRSI cardholders in the Republic of Ireland aren’t taking advantage of dental and optical benefits, new research has confirmed.  Around 2.5 million people pay into the PRSI scheme, but up to two-thirds have not accessed the perks available to them. Recent statistics show that there were fewer than 805,000 applications for dental treatments […]


Kirkintilloch dental nurse has plenty to smile about after scooping top award

Kirkintilloch dental nurse has plenty to smile about after scooping top award

A dental nurse from Kirkintilloch has plenty to smile about after scooping a prestigious national award. Evie Calderhead, from Visage Cosmetic Dental Clinic, was crowned Dental Professional of the Year at the Scottish Dental Awards 2019.  Evie, 39, is lead nurse at the practice, and she was nominated for the prize by her colleague, dentist, […]


Scientists call for major global dental health policy overhaul, as 3.5 billion people suffer from oral diseases

Scientists call for major global dental health policy overhaul, as 3.5 billion people suffer from oral diseases

Scientists have called for a raft of measures to be introduced by policymakers all over the world, as it emerged that 3.5 billion people on the planet are suffering from oral disease. A series of articles, studies and reports, which have been published in The Lancet, suggests that 3.5 billion people are affected by dental […]


Gravesend dental practice hosts summer fun day to raise money for charity

Gravesend dental practice hosts summer fun day to raise money for charity

A dental practice in Gravesend welcomed local families to a charity fun day recently. The team at Bespoke Dental hosted the event on Saturday 6th July. Invitations were extended to patients, friends, relatives and local residents, with an array of activities and stalls on offer. On the day, the dental team ignored their own advice […]