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NHS Wales unveils plans to introduce more dental services from 1st July

NHS Wales unveils plans to introduce more dental services from 1st July

The chief executive of NHS Wales has unveiled plans to provide a wider range of dental services from the 1st July. Dr Andrew Goodall confirmed that many patients who have experienced pain and other severe symptoms during lockdown will be able to receive treatment at local dental clinics from the beginning of July.  Speaking at […]


Borough Green dentist shares details of new procedures as patients return

Borough Green dentist shares details of new procedures as patients return

A Borough Green dentist has shared details of new procedures and guidelines, as patients return for appointments in England. Dr Aviva Riley, from Fourways Dental Surgery, has enforced a raft of measures to protect staff and patients, as England’s dental practices emerge from the lockdown. As part of new policies, Dr Riley has invested heavily […]


Dentist braves the shave to raise money for Bognor Regis Lions Club

Dentist braves the shave to raise money for Bognor Regis Lions Club

A dentist has braved the shave to raise money for a cause close to his heart, the Bognor Regis Lions Club. Dr Simon Knights, the owner of Knights Dental Surgery, has decided to part ways with his much-loved beard as practices reopen in England. Under new guidelines, Dr Knights will be required to wear a […]


Half of Scottish dentists fear being unable to reopen after lockdown

Half of Scottish dentists fear being unable to reopen after lockdown

More than half of dental practice owners in Scotland are worried that they might not be able to reopen after the lockdown if they don’t receive additional funding, a survey has revealed. According to new research conducted by the Scottish Dental Practice Owners (SDPO) Facebook group, 57% of dentists are considering keeping their doors closed, […]


Millennials splash out on dental treatment, survey reveals

Millennials splash out on dental treatment, survey reveals

Millennials are spending three times as much as the average UK adult on dental care, a survey has revealed. Research carried out by the Oral Health Foundation found that members of this age bracket spend around £750 per year on dental care. This figure is four-times as much as their parents and eight-times as much […]


Survey highlights patient concerns about going to the dentist after lockdown

Survey highlights patient concerns about going to the dentist after lockdown

A new survey suggests that many patients have reservations about going to the dentist after lockdown. As ministers gave practices in England the green light to reopen from June 8th, a new poll suggests that many patients may hold off returning to the dental chair. The survey, which was conducted by dental brand, Dr Heff’s […]


Welsh dentists seek earlier return, as practices reopen in England

Welsh dentists seek earlier return, as practices reopen in England

Dentists in Wales have called for plans to be revised, after practices reopened in England. Under guidelines released by the Chief Dental Officer for Wales, surgeries will start opening as part of a phased return in July.  The planned reopening from July has not been welcomed by some dentists, and a Cardiff dentist has now […]


Dentists in Wales prepare to go back to work in July

Dentists in Wales prepare to go back to work in July

The chief dental officer for Wales, Dr Collette Bridgman, has announced plans to reopen dental practices in Wales from July. Dr Bridgman outlined proposals for a phased reopening from July 1st. During the first phase, urgent dental centres and dental clinics will be able to expand the range of services available to include treatments like […]


Dentists in England reopen after prolonged lockdown closure

Dentists in England reopen after prolonged lockdown closure

Dental practices in England are opening their doors after a prolonged closure. The vast majority of clinics across the country have been closed since the end of March due to the Coronavirus outbreak. It is estimated that around a third of dental practices in England opened on June 8th, with more set to follow in […]


Mouth cancer charity urges people to check themselves during lockdown

Mouth cancer charity urges people to check themselves during lockdown

A mouth cancer charity is encouraging members of the public to keep a close eye on their mouths during the lockdown.  Let’s Talk About Mouth Cancer is urging the four chief dental officers in the UK to support a campaign launched to encourage people to look out for signs and symptoms and to perform mouth […]