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Warrington Hospital invites patients to attend free mouth cancer screening

Warrington Hospital invites patients to attend free mouth cancer screening

Warrington Hospital is offering free mouth cancer screening this month to support Mouth Cancer Action Month.  A campaign run by the Oral Health Foundation and the Mouth Cancer Foundation, the annual initiative aims to educate people about the causes and symptoms of mouth cancer and promote screening and regular dental checks.  Hospital practitioner, Stephen Porter, […]


Mouth cancer diagnoses reach record high

Mouth cancer diagnoses reach record high

The number of patients being diagnosed with mouth cancer has reached a record high after a tenth annual successive rise in cases.  Following the release of new figures, which show that the number of people affected has risen for the tenth year in a row, the Oral Health Foundation has described the situation as an […]


NHS Grampian drafts in private dentists to tackle mounting waiting lists

NHS Grampian drafts in private dentists to tackle mounting waiting lists

NHS Grampian has hired private dentists to try and reduce the number of patients waiting for treatment. The trust has come to an agreement with The Aberdeen Clinic, which will see the firm paid over £500,000 over the next 6 months.  The board has decided to take action to combat waiting lists in the oral […]


The coolest on the catwalk: Cara the tiger shows off new gold fang

The coolest on the catwalk: Cara the tiger shows off new gold fang

A tiger that was rescued from a house in Italy is sporting a brand new gold fang after undergoing treatment provided by a team of international dental experts.  Cara, a 6-year-old tiger, was saved from a house in Mugnano in 2013, and she has since settled at the Tierart Tiger Station in Massweiler, Germany. Over […]


New orthodontic practice could open in vacant Sleaford shopping units

New orthodontic practice could open in vacant Sleaford shopping units

The owners of an orthodontic chain based in Yorkshire have submitted plans to convert two vacant retail units into a brand new clinic in Sleaford.  If plans are approved by the council, Trinity House Orthodontics will open a new practice in units 11 and 12 at the Riverside Shopping Precinct. The units are currently empty, […]


Teenage patient raises concerns over access to orthodontic treatment in Wales after waiting over 6 years for braces

Teenage patient raises concerns over access to orthodontic treatment in Wales after waiting over 6 years for braces

A desperate dental patient from Llanbadarn, Wales, has contacted the BBC after waiting over six years for orthodontic treatment.  Thomas Kendell was 12 years old when he was told he needed braces, but more than six years later, he still hasn’t started treatment. Preparing to start university, Thomas is now desperate to get the treatment […]


Oakham dental nurse all smiles after being crowned Nurse of the Year

Oakham dental nurse all smiles after being crowned Nurse of the Year

A dental nurse from Oakham is all smiles after scooping the prestigious Dental Nurse of the Year award at the 2019 Mydentist Excellence Awards.  Emma Clithero beat off competition from over 500 nominated nurses to claim the title. Emma, 38, has been working as a dental nurse for 20 years and has spent the last […]


Sheffield dental practice to offer free mouth cancer checks in November

Sheffield dental practice to offer free mouth cancer checks in November

A dental practice in Sheffield will be providing free mouth cancer checks in November to support Mouth Cancer Action Month.  The One80 Dental Centre for Advanced Dentistry is offering patients a free 15-minute screening check to raise awareness of a deadly disease, which has become more common in the UK in the last decade.  Nigel […]


NHS confirms new mental health support services for dental and medical professionals

NHS confirms new mental health support services for dental and medical professionals

The Department of Health and Social Care has confirmed that NHS England will be launching new mental health support services for medical and dental professionals.  Under new measures, which are designed to support those struggling with stress and symptoms of psychological disorders, including depression and anxiety, more than 180,000 doctors and dentists will have access […]


Dental anxiety most common in the North West, survey reveals

Dental anxiety most common in the North West, survey reveals

A new survey has suggested that dental patients in the North West of England are most likely to suffer from dental anxiety.  Research conducted by the Dental Law Partnership revealed that 94% of participants in the region have experienced signs and symptoms of anxiety when taking a trip to the dentist. This figure is significantly […]