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Peterborough patients encouraged to contact their regular dentist if they need help during lockdown

Peterborough patients encouraged to contact their regular dentist if they need help during lockdown

Patients in Peterborough have been advised to contact their regular dentist if they need help or advice during the lockdown period. Rachel Webb, director of primary care and public health for NHS England and NHS Improvement in the East of England, urged patients who have any problems to call their practice and speak to a […]


Plymouth man travels 400 miles to see an emergency dentist

Plymouth man travels 400 miles to see an emergency dentist

A man from Plymouth travelled 400 miles to see an emergency dentist over the Easter weekend after being unable to get an appointment closer to home.  Daniel Duckett was advised to contact NHS 111 when he started developing severe dental pain, but he was unable to get through to an adviser despite calling several times. […]


Concerns for Welsh dental practices, as experts warn some could collapse in ‘weeks’

Concerns for Welsh dental practices, as experts warn some could collapse in ‘weeks’

The British Dental Association has warned that some dental practices in Wales could be ‘weeks’ away from collapse. Dental practice across the UK were advised to shut temporarily to try and reduce the spread of COVID-19. With appointments cancelled, and no reopening date in sight, some owners are worried that their clinics will not survive […]


Synergy Dental donates hundreds of face masks

Synergy Dental donates hundreds of face masks

Dental chain, Synergy Dental, has donated hundreds of face masks to members of the public and frontline NHS staff. Dr Zuber Bagasi, owner of the company, ordered as many face masks as he could find to give away to people who had been diagnosed with COVID-19 and members of NHS staff working at the Royal […]


New urgent dental centres open in Devon and Cornwall

New urgent dental centres open in Devon and Cornwall

A network of urgent dental centres has opened in Devon and Cornwall. The chain of 15 clinics will provide emergency dental care across the South West for patients who need treatment while practices are closed. The majority of dental surgeries have been closed for the last 2-4 weeks to stop the spread of coronavirus. Recently, […]


Falkirk patients urged to contact their practice if they need urgent advice

Falkirk patients urged to contact their practice if they need urgent advice

NHS bosses in the Forth Valley have urged patients who need urgent advice to contact their local practices as normal. Practice staff will be on hand to provide advice over the phone and to offer online services. Following a telephone assessment, dentists will decide upon the best course of action, which may include recommending self-help […]


Irish dentists call for emergency centres to be opened during coronavirus crisis

Irish dentists call for emergency centres to be opened during coronavirus crisis

Irish dentists are calling for the government to open emergency centres to provide care for patients during the coronavirus crisis. The Irish Dental Association has urged ministers to ensure that patients who need urgent treatment are able to access it while practices are closed. Dental clinics all over the country have been advised to shut […]


Fenland dentist submits plans to turn former charity shop into a new practice

Fenland dentist submits plans to turn former charity shop into a new practice

A Fenland dentist has submitted proposals to create a brand new practice in March. Dr Amiras Choksi is hoping to turn a former charity shop on Broad Street into a new surgery. The premises, which were previously home to a store named Community Chest, have been vacant for years, and Dr Choksi is hoping to […]


England’s chief dental officer hosts webinar to provide information about COVID-19

England’s chief dental officer hosts webinar to provide information about COVID-19

Thousands of dental professionals tuned into a webinar hosted by England’s chief dental officer on Friday 3rd April. Dr Sara Hurley hosted the interactive session alongside Matt Neligan, director of primary care and system transformation. The aim was to provide up-to-date information about how the coronavirus crisis is impacting dental care and to answer questions […]


Sydney dentist shares dental hygiene tips to lower the risk of spreading coronavirus

Sydney dentist shares dental hygiene tips to lower the risk of spreading coronavirus

A dentist from Sydney has shared tips to promote good oral hygiene and reduce the spread of coronavirus. The message from health experts has focused primarily on ensuring good hand hygiene in recent weeks, but dentist Gamer Verdian is keen to encourage the public to practice dental hygiene measures at home too. Washing your hands […]