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Patients call for help in Plymouth as dental access crisis deepens

Patients call for help in Plymouth as dental access crisis deepens

Large numbers of patients have reported difficulties in accessing dental services in Plymouth after a story about a student travelling 100 miles to have a tooth extracted was published in the local press. Patients from across the city have contacted newspapers and health watchdogs and commented on social media posts to share their experiences, with […]


Brits were more likely to avoid the dentist during the pandemic than patients in any other European country

Brits were more likely to avoid the dentist during the pandemic than patients in any other European country

A new survey has revealed that dental patients in the UK were more likely to avoid going to the dentist during the pandemic than patients in any other European country. New research published by GSK Consumer Healthcare in association with IPSOS showed that 43% of patients in Britain have visited a dentist less frequently since […]


Dental patients in Sheffield still struggling to get an appointment

Dental patients in Sheffield still struggling to get an appointment

Dental patients in Sheffield are still struggling to get an appointment, despite repeated calls from a health watchdog to improve the service. Representatives from Healthwatch Sheffield continue to experience a high volume of calls from residents who cannot get an appointment with a local dentist. One patient who got in touch with the body was […]


Dentists share tips to protect pearly whites this Easter

Dentists share tips to protect pearly whites this Easter

Easter is fast approaching and for many, the highlight of the weekend will be unwrapping shiny foil to reveal decadent chocolate eggs. While it’s wonderful to be able to treat ourselves once in a while, dentists are encouraging the public to take good care of their teeth and gums this Easter. The team from Portman […]


UCLA researchers hail breakthrough in head and neck cancer treatment

UCLA researchers hail breakthrough in head and neck cancer treatment

Researchers from the UCLA School of Dentistry have hailed a breakthrough in the treatment of head and neck cancer. A new study, led by a team at the dental school, suggests that targeting a vulnerability in the cellular process within the tumour can impact duplication, improving the response to treatment. The team focused on an […]


Dentists report a surge in stress-related symptoms as the pandemic takes its toll

Dentists report a surge in stress-related symptoms as the pandemic takes its toll

Dentists in the US have reported a surge in dental symptoms linked to stress and anxiety, as the pandemic takes its toll. A survey conducted by the American Dental Association (ADA) revealed that more than 70% of dentists had experienced an increase in the number of patients seeking advice for stress-related symptoms since the autumn. […]


North London dental practice expands training facilities

North London dental practice expands training facilities

A dental practice in North London is expanding its training facilities after securing funding worth over £1.6 million. Cricklewood Dental Practice provides dental care for private and NHS patients in addition to state-of-the-art training facilities for experienced dental professionals and foundation dentists. Now, thanks to a cash injection partly funded by Unity Trust Bank, the […]


Football teams to trial new mouthguards as part of a study into the effects of heading balls

Football teams to trial new mouthguards as part of a study into the effects of heading balls

Liverpool and Manchester City womens’ and youth teams are set to trial new mouthguards as part of a study to determine the effects of heading the ball. The innovative mouthguards, which are already used in rugby, collect real-time data, which will provide valuable information for researchers working on projects related to the impact of heading […]


Clyde Munro acquires pioneering Edinburgh implant centre

Clyde Munro acquires pioneering Edinburgh implant centre

Scotland’s largest dental chain is continuing on its mission to grow and expand after acquiring a pioneering dental implant centre in Edinburgh. Clyde Munro, which now operates almost 50 practices around the country, has added Fairmilehead Dental Practice & Implant Centre to its portfolio. Founded by implant expert, Dr Duncan Robertson, the practice provides an […]


Dental expert stresses the importance of routine checks after 29-year-old is diagnosed with oral cancer

Dental expert stresses the importance of routine checks after 29-year-old is diagnosed with oral cancer

A dental expert has stressed the need for routine dental checks after a 29-year-old in Scotland was diagnosed with oral cancer after finding a lump on her jaw. Dr Beth Burns, a consultant in restorative dentistry at Glasgow Dental Hospital and School, highlighted the importance of regular dental appointments after a woman from Paisley discovered […]