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Leading London dentist offers online appointments and oral health advice

Leading London dentist offers online appointments and oral health advice

A leading London cosmetic dentist is offering online consultations and oral health advice during the lockdown to help patients take good care of their teeth. Dr Rhona Eskander is offering telephone appointments and uploading videos via Instagram Live to offer tips and tricks to keep smiles in shape and provide answers to frequently-asked questions. At […]


Tributes pour in for ‘pioneering’ Blackburn dentist

Tributes pour in for ‘pioneering’ Blackburn dentist

Colleagues, patients and friends have paid tribute to ‘pioneering’ Blackburn dentist, Lily Burke. Known as ‘Teddy’, Lily came to England having survived persecution during the Nazi regime in Germany and she became one of the most iconic dentists of her generation. Family members confirmed that Lily passed away at the age of 85 recently, and […]


Edinburgh dentist warns that Scotland could undo a generation of good work unless urgent measures are introduced to save practices

Edinburgh dentist warns that Scotland could undo a generation of good work unless urgent measures are introduced to save practices

A dentist from Edinburgh has issued a stark warning, as dental surgeries across the UK remain closed due to the Coronavirus. Leanne Branton, from Southside Dental Care, said that there was a real risk of undoing a generation’s worth of good work in Scotland unless urgent measures are introduced to provide support for practices.  Ms […]


Dental practices reopen in Virginia

Dental practices reopen in Virginia

The Governor of Virginia, Ralph Northam, has announced that dental practices will be able to reopen. Governor Northam confirmed that the current lockdown measures will start to ease from May 1st, with dental clinics reopening and elective surgery starting again among the first steps towards normality.  Although dentists have been given the green light to […]


Two new urgent dental care centres open in Cornwall and the Scilly Isles

Two new urgent dental care centres open in Cornwall and the Scilly Isles

Two new urgent dental care hubs have opened in Cornwall and the Scilly Isles.  The new emergency facilities join a centre in Bodmin, which opened in April. The latest hub in Cornwall is located in Truro, with one service now operating on the islands.  The openings will come as welcome news to patients in Cornwall, […]


NHS England confirms 30 urgent dental centres are now operating in the East Midlands

NHS England confirms 30 urgent dental centres are now operating in the East Midlands

Patients who need urgent dental treatment in the East Midlands can now access emergency services provided by a network of 30 new hubs. A series of secret clinics have opened in the region to provide patients with urgent dental care while practices across the UK are closed. The locations of the hubs have not been […]


Norfolk dental expert shares advice to help patients during lockdown

Norfolk dental expert shares advice to help patients during lockdown

A Norfolk dental expert has shared advice in the local press to help patients during lockdown. Retired dentist and member of the Norfolk Local Dental Committee, Nick Stolls, has been answering questions to help people who experience dental problems while high street dental surgeries are closed.  Mr Stolls, who worked as a dentist for 40 […]


Dental professor encourages teeth cleaning before leaving the house to reduce Coronavirus spread

Dental professor encourages teeth cleaning before leaving the house to reduce Coronavirus spread

A dental professor is encouraging the public to brush their teeth before leaving the house to try and reduce the risk of contracting Coronavirus. Professor Martin Addy, from the University of Bristol, said that using toothpaste can help to lower the chances of both catching and spreading the virus.  In a letter published in The […]


French dentists stage naked protest over PPE shortage

French dentists stage naked protest over PPE shortage

Dentists in France have expressed their anger at being asked to go back to work by staging a naked protest. French dentists have been advised to start opening their practices again, despite a shortage of PPE (personal protective equipment). In protest, many have stripped down and shared photographs on social media to appeal for urgent […]


Dental charity experiences unprecedented increase in applications for financial aid

Dental charity experiences unprecedented increase in applications for financial aid

A dental charity, which provides financial aid and assistance for dentists during times of crisis, has experienced a huge upturn in applications. The BDA Benevolent Fund has received the equivalent of six months’ worth of applications in a 3-week period, as dentists all over the UK struggle to make ends meet with practices closed.  Practice […]