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Lanarkshire dental practice closes following positive corona virus diagnosis

Lanarkshire dental practice closes following positive corona virus diagnosis

A dental practice in Lanarkshire has closed following a positive coronavirus diagnosis. The Stewart and Stewart Dental Practice in Cumbernauld has shut temporarily and the team is working with NHS Lanarkshire to contact those who may have come into contact with the affected individual. Patients have been informed and members of staff have also received […]


Warrington dental practice teams up with local women’s rugby club

Warrington dental practice teams up with local women’s rugby club

A dental practice in Warrington has teamed up with a local women’s rugby club to provide free, custom-made mouth guards. Clayton and Scott Dental Surgery will kit the Widnes Vikings Ladies team out with bespoke mouth guards for their upcoming matches. One of the practice dentists, Stephen Porter, decided to make the generous gesture with […]


Dentists in Scotland and Ireland to scale back services

Dentists in Scotland and Ireland to scale back services

Dentists in Scotland and Ireland have been advised to scale back services as the number of coronavirus cases continues to rise.  On the 18th March, the Scottish Government announced measures to free up hospital beds and staff, in addition to those designed to limit the spread of infection. As well as deploying additional members of […]


Council report highlights dental access shortfall in Calderdale

Council report highlights dental access shortfall in Calderdale

Councillors in Calderdale have compiled a report highlighting a shortage of NHS dental places.  Posing as an NHS dental patient looking for a place in the region, councillors found that only one practice was accepting new adult patients. Two local councillors took part in the ‘mystery shopping’ exercise before Christmas. They discovered that out of […]


Carlisle dental practice set for expansion as council planners give the green light

Carlisle dental practice set for expansion as council planners give the green light

Planning officers at Carlisle City Council have given proposals to expand a local dental practice the green light. Plans to extend Plumfield Dental practice on Warwick Road were submitted in December last year, and the expansion has now been approved. The move will create five new jobs and enable the practice team to make use […]


New survey reveals 36% of employees avoid the dentist due to cost

New survey reveals 36% of employees avoid the dentist due to cost

A new survey has revealed that 36% of employees avoid going to the dentist as a result of worries about the cost of treatment.  The poll, which was carried out by Unum Dental, revealed that cost was the most commonly cited barrier for employees. Almost a quarter of those surveyed (24%) admitted that the main […]


Belper dental practice encourages NHS patients to act quickly to secure a place

Belper dental practice encourages NHS patients to act quickly to secure a place

A dental practice in Belper, Derbyshire, is encouraging patients looking to join an NHS register to act quickly to secure a place. The practice team at Genesis Dental Care has opened up new NHS places, but there is a limit, and patients will need to be swift. The Green Lane surgery is encouraging patients to […]


Plymouth councillor raises concerns over NHS dental access, as patients talk of pulling their own teeth out

Plymouth councillor raises concerns over NHS dental access, as patients talk of pulling their own teeth out

A Plymouth councillor has raised concerns over access to NHS dental care after hearing from patients who resorted to pulling their own teeth out and using alcohol to try and numb tooth pain.  Labour councillor for St Peter and the Waterfront, Sue McDonald, said that she had been contacted by anxious patients who had adopted […]


Brave Bridgend woman urges others to quit smoking after having part of her tongue remove following mouth cancer diagnosis

Brave Bridgend woman urges others to quit smoking after having part of her tongue remove following mouth cancer diagnosis

A brave woman from Bridgend is encouraging others to quit smoking after having part of her tongue removed as part of treatment for mouth cancer. Jayne Campbell, 57, was diagnosed with oral cancer after she went to her dentist for a routine check-up in 2016. During the check, Jayne’s dentist noticed a discoloured spot underneath […]


Oldham dental business celebrates new practice opening

Oldham dental business celebrates new practice opening

A dental business based in Oldham has opened a new practice. The owners of Ascroft Medical Centre invited the deputy mayor of the borough to attend the official opening and have a look around the new, state of the art facility. Founders, Dr Piotr Kieruzel and Krzysztof Zemlik showed Councillor Jenny Harrison around the new […]