Cosmetic Dentistry Guide News

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.  […]


Shirley dental team showcases the results of 18-month refurbishment

Shirley dental team showcases the results of 18-month refurbishment

A dental team from Shirley, near Croydon, has been proudly showing off the results of an 18-month refurbishment. Patients, local residents and even the Mayor of Croydon attended the grand re-opening of Gentle Dental Care recently. The clinic, which is owned by Dr Kam Sachdev, has undergone extension refurbishment over the last year and half […]


Tiger that Came for Teeth

Tiger that Came for Teeth

Kuzma, a 10-year-old Siberian tiger, has undergone dental treatment in Liverpool. The beautiful big cat is one of Knowsley Safari Park’s most popular residents. A team of veterinary experts was gathered for the procedure after a routine dental examination flagged up a number of issues. X-rays confirmed that Kuzma had a damaged root in one […]


Cleckheaton dental practice has new owners

Cleckheaton dental practice has new owners

A well-known dental practice in Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire, has been taken over by new owners. Christie & Co has confirmed the recent sale of 57 Dental Care. The centre, which is housed in a substantial detached property, has been purchased by Temur and Sanna Khan. The practice houses four surgeries, which were renovated when the […]


Councillors raise concerns over future provision of dental services in deprived areas of Portsmouth

Councillors raise concerns over future provision of dental services in deprived areas of Portsmouth

Councillors in Portsmouth have raised concerns over the future of NHS dental provision in some of the city’s most deprived areas. NHS England has been working to identify suitable providers for new contracts after Colosseum Dental announced that it would cease to provide NHNS dental care unexpectedly. The chain had three clinics in the city, […]


Colgate introduces two new vegan toothpaste products

Colgate introduces two new vegan toothpaste products

Colgate has launched two new vegan toothpaste products. As more and more people choose to follow a vegan diet, the manufacturer has introduced two new products, which have been certified by The Vegan Society.  Although Colgate is not a vegan company, The Vegan Society has assured its social media followers that both of the new […]