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Midlands dentist calls for Cheshire and Staffordshire schools to take tooth decay seriously

Midlands dentist calls for Cheshire and Staffordshire schools to take tooth decay seriously

A dentist who works across Cheshire, Staffordshire and parts of the Midlands has called for schools to take tooth decay seriously. Dr Jatinder Ubhi said that schools can play an incredibly positive role in encouraging pupils to adopt healthy habits and reduce their risks of developing dental issues. Sugar consumption is the most significant cause […]


Backlogs grow in Portsmouth as figures confirm huge drop in dental attendance rates

Backlogs grow in Portsmouth as figures confirm huge drop in dental attendance rates

Backlogs are continuing to grow in Portsmouth, as new figures confirm a significant drop in dental attendance rates. Portsmouth has been battling access issues since 2019 when Colosseum Dental closed three practices in the city without notice. The move left thousands of people without a dentist. Now, with the impact of the pandemic becoming increasingly […]


Scarborough residents resort to DIY treatment as another dental practice closes

Scarborough residents resort to DIY treatment as another dental practice closes

Some residents in Scarborough are resorting to DIY dental treatment as another practice in the town closes. Many local people have reported difficulties getting an appointment, with some urged to travel as far as Leeds or Hull to see a dentist. Some residents who have been unable to get an appointment have taken their own […]


Pandemic exacerbates dental access issues in the US as uninsured struggle to afford treatment

Pandemic exacerbates dental access issues in the US as uninsured struggle to afford treatment

The pandemic has exacerbated dental access issues in the US, with more and more people struggling to afford treatment. Maureen Haley is one of millions of Americans who don’t have dental insurance. Maureen, who is 66, lives in a campervan near Greensboro in North Carolina. Having lost her home in Florida during the recession in […]


Planning officers reject proposals for new dental practice in Peterborough

Planning officers reject proposals for new dental practice in Peterborough

Planning officers have rejected proposals to create a new dental practice in Peterborough. The city council has turned down an application to open a new surgery in Dogsthorpe Road. The application was submitted with a view to converting the premises, which were used as a home for multiple occupants, into a dental practice. Issues related […]


Healthy 27-year-old shares cancer journey after visiting a doctor with mouth ulcer he thought was harmless

Healthy 27-year-old shares cancer journey after visiting a doctor with mouth ulcer he thought was harmless

A fit and healthy 27-year-old has shared his story of battling aggressive cancer after going to the doctor with a lingering mouth ulcer he assumed was harmless. Dayle Gordon, from Victoria, Australia, visited his doctor late in 2019 after noticing that a mouth ulcer had been around for a long time. Initially, he was told […]


Poll suggests improvements in oral hygiene during the pandemic

Poll suggests improvements in oral hygiene during the pandemic

A new survey has revealed that many people have improved their oral hygiene habits during the pandemic. Research conducted by Portman Dental Care indicates that 19% of adults have brushed more than usual, with 14% of participants flossing more and 21% using mouthwash more frequently than before the Covid-19 outbreak. Londoners were most likely to […]


Over 15% of 3-year-olds have signs of decay in Leeds

Over 15% of 3-year-olds have signs of decay in Leeds

New data suggests that over 15% of three-year-olds in Leeds have signs of tooth decay. Figures from Public Health England’s Oral Health Report suggest that rates of decay are above average in the city, with 1 in 7 children aged 3 displaying symptoms of decay within the last 2 years. The national average for England […]


Sheffield dentists submit plans to expand in response to increased demand for services post-lockdown

Sheffield dentists submit plans to expand in response to increased demand for services post-lockdown

A pair of dentists from Sheffield has submitted plans to expand their practice to cater for increased demand for services post-lockdown. Dr Monica Cartwright and Dr Simona Ionescu, from Totley Rise Dental Practice in Baslow Road, are proposing to change the use of the first and second floors of the premises. The first and second […]


Glasgow dental clinic reports increase in demand for cosmetic treatment during the pandemic

Glasgow dental clinic reports increase in demand for cosmetic treatment during the pandemic

A dental clinic in Glasgow has reported a surge in demand for cosmetic dentistry during the pandemic. Since practices have been open again, patients have been flocking to Shawlands Dental Care, one of the city’s largest dental clinics. Dentist, Dr Haroon Ismail, explained that many people have found themselves with more disposable income as a […]