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Volunteer dentists to provide free treatment for the homeless in Southampton

Volunteer dentists to provide free treatment for the homeless in Southampton

Volunteer dentists are set to provide free treatment for homeless people in Southampton as part of a partnership involving Dentaid, Street Support and the Above Bar Church. A mobile Dentaid unit will be visiting the city on Thursday 23rd January to provide dental care free of charge. The charity is working with Above Bar Church […]


Husband and wife dental team all smiles after sealing deal to take over two Paisley surgeries

Husband and wife dental team all smiles after sealing deal to take over two Paisley surgeries

A husband and wife team is all smiles after securing a deal to take over two dental surgeries in Paisley. Dimitrios Giatras and Kelly Ntaoutidou have successfully taken over Happy Smiles, a practice, which has clinics in St Mirren Brae and Ralston. The couple has succeeded Alastair Watson, who was at the helm for nearly […]


Nursing students receive training in oral care

Nursing students receive training in oral care

Health Education England has introduced oral care training for nurses and students taking midwifery courses as part of a scheme known as Mouth Care Matters. The project is now in full swing at the University of Northampton, where nursing, nursing associate and midwifery students have taken classes aimed at ensuring healthcare professionals have the necessary […]


New survey suggests 50% of dentists have thought about quitting due to wellbeing issues

New survey suggests 50% of dentists have thought about quitting due to wellbeing issues

A new survey has revealed that 50% of dentists have thought about giving up their jobs due to issues related to their personal wellbeing.  A report released following a survey by Dental Protection states that dentists are increasingly concerned about the impact of their career on their health and wellbeing. The ‘Breaking the Burnout Cycle’ […]


Dad is saved by daughter’s homework

Dad is saved by daughter’s homework

A father of five said that his life was saved by helping his daughter with her biology homework. Jonathan Jenkyn, 45, was helping his daughter, Alice, with her GCSE biology revision when he discovered a lump in his neck. Jonathan and Alice had been looking at text books and learning about the glands in the […]


Karachi dentist joins Hartlepool practice

Karachi dentist joins Hartlepool practice

A dentist from Karachi has joined a Hartlepool dental practice to gain crucial experience before taking on full-time NHS work. Michelle Safavi has joined the team at Hartlepool Dental and Implant Centres. Dentists who qualify outside of the UK are required to complete a year of working in a chosen practice in a position known […]


Leading cosmetic surgeon urges the Scottish Government to regulate filler treatment

Leading cosmetic surgeon urges the Scottish Government to regulate filler treatment

A leading cosmetic surgeon has called for the Scottish Government to clamp down on aesthetic treatments, including fillers. Dr Nestor Demosthenous has written to the Scottish health secretary, Jeane Freeman, to encourage the government to introduce regulations to protect patients. At present, the industry is not regulated, and lip fillers can be provided by individuals […]


Plymouth patients face a lengthy wait to see a dentist

Plymouth patients face a lengthy wait to see a dentist

Dental patients are facing lengthy waits in Plymouth, new figures have revealed. Statistics released for electoral wards within the city show that waiting times are increasing in many parts, with over 14,000 people currently on a waiting list. A new map, which shows the number of people on a waiting list per 10,000 residents, highlights […]


Aberdeenshire council gives dental practice expansion plans the green light

Aberdeenshire council gives dental practice expansion plans the green light

Planning officers at Aberdeenshire Council have given plans to expand a dental practice the green light. The owners of Inverurie Dental Practice on High Street submitted proposals to extend into the neighbouring building. The unit next to the practice had been vacant since November, and the owners felt it would be the perfect opportunity to […]


New survey suggests a fear of pain is keeping a quarter of British workers away from the dentist

New survey suggests a fear of pain is keeping a quarter of British workers away from the dentist

A new survey has revealed that a quarter of British employees are avoiding going to the dentist due to a fear of pain.  One in four people polled by Unum Dental admitted to putting off going to the dentist because they were afraid of pain. The survey involved 2,000 adults working in the private sector.  […]