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Oxenhope man campaigns for free dental care for breast cancer sufferers

Oxenhope man campaigns for free dental care for breast cancer sufferers

A man from Oxenhope whose relative is battling breast cancer is campaigning for free dental care for those undergoing cancer treatment. John Craven, a retired architect, has contacted his MP to raise the issue after a close relative developed severe dental health problems while undergoing treatment for breast cancer. Mr Craven’s family member suffered a […]


British Dental Association calls for urgent action as poll reveals 60% of dentists in Northern Ireland plan to reduce health service commitments

British Dental Association calls for urgent action as poll reveals 60% of dentists in Northern Ireland plan to reduce health service commitments

The British Dental Association (BDA) has called for urgent action after a recent poll revealed that almost 60% of practice owners in Northern Ireland are planning to reduce health service commitments in the next year. A survey of members of the BDA in Northern Ireland suggested that 59% of practice owners and 62% of dental […]


Dental examinations fall by 78% in Northern Ireland due to the pandemic

Dental examinations fall by 78% in Northern Ireland due to the pandemic

The number of dental examinations provided for adults in Northern Ireland has fallen by 78% due to the pandemic. The latest data from the Department of Health suggests that dentists lost nearly £19 million in revenue in 2019/2020 with patient contributions falling from £26 million in 2018/2019 to £7.1 million the following year. Despite the […]


NHS chiefs insist they are doing everything possible to improve access to dental services in North Yorkshire

NHS chiefs insist they are doing everything possible to improve access to dental services in North Yorkshire

NHS chiefs have insisted that they are doing everything within their means to improve access to dental services for patients in North Yorkshire. At a recent meeting of the council’s health scrutiny committee, members raised grave concerns about the state of NHS dentistry in the region, with more and more patients struggling to get an […]


Basingstoke councillor voices concerns over the future of a proposed new dental practice

Basingstoke councillor voices concerns over the future of a proposed new dental practice

Basingstoke South West councillor, Stephen Reid, has voiced concerns over the future of a proposed new dental surgery after the plot that had been set aside was sold by developers. Land at the Island Site in Beggarwood had been earmarked for a new dental surgery, a pub and a care home but there are now […]


Plans to open a new dental practice in Chalfont St Peter get the green light

Plans to open a new dental practice in Chalfont St Peter get the green light

Plans to open a new dental practice in the Buckinghamshire village of Chalfont St Peter have been given the green light. According to proposals submitted to planning officers, developers will turn the first and second floors of premises located at 3, Market Place into a new surgery. Building work will also involve removing an existing […]


Residents complain as work on dental practice extension gets under way

Residents complain as work on dental practice extension gets under way

Local residents in Hucknall have complained about changes to planned work on a dental practice extension. A planning application to extend the current premises at Portland Road Family Dental Care was approved by officers at Ashfield District Council but locals are up in arms about the building work. One neighbour said that the work that […]


Scarborough councillor raises concerns over ‘immoral’ lack of access to dental care

Scarborough councillor raises concerns over ‘immoral’ lack of access to dental care

A local councillor in Scarborough has raised concerns over an “immoral” lack of access to dental care in the area. Councillor Tony Randerson made the statement at a recent meeting of North Yorkshire County Council’s Scrutiny of Health Committee while discussing access to dental care for children. Mr Randerson said that children should not be […]


Waiting lists top 16,000 in Plymouth as patients struggle to access dental appointments

Waiting lists top 16,000 in Plymouth as patients struggle to access dental appointments

Figures suggest that more than 16,000 people are waiting to see a dentist in Plymouth. At a recent council meeting, councillors discussed the worsening dental crisis, with the latest statistics showing that over 16,800 people are waiting for NHS dental care. Councillors voted unanimously to back a motion to tackle the problem. Among the thousands […]


Post Malone shows off the results of $1.6 million dental makeover

Post Malone shows off the results of $1.6 million dental makeover

Chart-topping star, Post Malone, has been showing off the staggering results of a $1.6 million dental makeover. The 25-year-old, whose real name is Austin Richard Post, has invested over a million dollars on a brand new smile, which features a new set of 28 ceramic restorations in addition to two bespoke diamond fangs. The rapper […]