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Tributes pour in for popular Mattishall dentist

Tributes pour in for popular Mattishall dentist

Former colleagues and patients have paid tribute to a hugely popular Mattishall dentist. Jim Baines, who cared for patients in Dereham for more than 40 years, passed away on Friday 25th October at the age of 87. Jim was an active member of the local community, and he treated several generations during his time at […]


Scottish dental group joins Dementia Friends initiative to provide training for over 300 employees

Scottish dental group joins Dementia Friends initiative to provide training for over 300 employees

Scottish dental group, Clyde Munro, has joined Alzheimer Scotland’s Dementia Friends initiative to provide training for more than 300 employees. Dementia Friends is a programme, which is designed to help improve awareness of dementia and its impact on individuals and their families. As part of a new partnership, around 160 dentists and 140 other members […]


Sussex residents invited to free mouth cancer screening session in Burgess Hill

Sussex residents invited to free mouth cancer screening session in Burgess Hill

Residents in Sussex are invited to attend a free mouth cancer screening session in Burgess Hill on Monday 18th November.  To support Mouth Cancer Action Month, Gateway Dental will be offering free mouth cancer checks throughout the day. A spokesperson for the Station Road clinic said that it was very important to the team to […]


Dental practice launches search for Norwich’s most nervous patient

Dental practice launches search for Norwich’s most nervous patient

An East Anglia dental practice is on the hunt for Norwich’s most nervous dental patient.  Dentist, Dr Gautam Sharma, from West Earlham Dental Practice, has launched a novel competition in a bid to cure one local patient of dental phobia. Dr Sharma is offering the winner the chance to undergo a course of treatment provided […]


Cornwall dental practice becomes the first to support new sustainable bamboo brush scheme

Cornwall dental practice becomes the first to support new sustainable bamboo brush scheme

A dental practice in St Austell, Cornwall, has become the first to support a sustainable bamboo toothbrush scheme. Simon Fox, principal dentist at Fox’s Dental Care, explained that he took the decision to sign up to the new initiative run by Refuse & ReUse because he’s passionate about the environment. Refuse & ReUse, a South […]


American scientists suggest improving oral health could benefit psoriasis sufferers

American scientists suggest improving oral health could benefit psoriasis sufferers

Scientists in America have suggested that improving dental health could have benefits for psoriasis sufferers. Psoriasis is a skin condition, which affects around 2% of the UK population. It causes itchy, dry, scaly patches to develop on the skin and can affect all parts of the body. Most cases of psoriasis are found in young […]


Scottish tap water receives stamp of approval from the Oral Health Foundation

Scottish tap water receives stamp of approval from the Oral Health Foundation

Scotland has become the first nation in the world to have its tap water recognised for its ability to promote healthy smiles. Scottish tap water has been given the seal of approval by the Oral Health Foundation after Scottish Water submitted evidence, which supported a link between tap water and healthier teeth. The news was […]


Dentaid confirms 10 new clinic dates for those struggling to access dental care in Kirklees

Dentaid confirms 10 new clinic dates for those struggling to access dental care in Kirklees

Oral health charity, Dentaid, has confirmed ten new clinic dates for those struggling to access dental care in the Kirklees area of West Yorkshire. The charity conducted one-off free dental clinics for patients who weren’t registered with a dentist a couple of years ago, and the programme has since expanded with the help of funding […]


New research suggests dental X-rays may increase thyroid cancer risk

New research suggests dental X-rays may increase thyroid cancer risk

New research suggests that repeated dental X-rays can carry a risk of thyroid cancer and meningioma. A team of researchers based at Brighton and Sussex Medical School found that repeated exposure to dental X-rays contributed to a small increase in the risk of developing thyroid cancer and meningioma, a form of tumour, which develops in […]


Patients urged to take advantage of free oral cancer checks in Binley Woods

Patients urged to take advantage of free oral cancer checks in Binley Woods

Patients in Binley Woods are being encouraged to take advantage of free oral cancer checks in November to support Mouth Cancer Action Month.  Binley Woods Dentistry will be offering free check-ups during the weeks ahead to raise awareness of mouth cancer and encourage as many people as possible to get checked out. Oral cancer screening […]