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Leiston residents launch petition to bring NHS dental services back to the town

Leiston residents launch petition to bring NHS dental services back to the town

Residents in Leiston, East Suffolk, have launched a petition to bring dental services back to the town. Earlier this year, the town’s last remaining dental practice closed leaving locals without a dentist. Hundreds of people have now signed a petition to restore services in the town and crowds also gathered in the centre of town […]


Skah the Bengal tiger takes a trip to the dentist

Skah the Bengal tiger takes a trip to the dentist

Skah, a seven-year-old Bengal tiger, has undergone dental treatment after cracking a tooth. One of the most popular residents at Lincolnshire Wildlife Park, Skah was treated by a team of expert vets led by a specialist in veterinary dentistry. Gerhard Putter, a leading European dentist who has treated a diverse range of animals during his […]


Healthwatch Norfolk calls for new dental school to solve shortages

Healthwatch Norfolk calls for new dental school to solve shortages

Healthwatch Norfolk has called for a new dental school to open in the region to solve access problems linked to a shortage of dentists. Chief executive of Healthwatch Norfolk, Alex Stewart, said that there is no “easy way out” as dental teams are currently working tirelessly to see as many patients as possible but there […]


SmileDirectClub’s SmileBus set to visit Milton Keynes

SmileDirectClub’s SmileBus set to visit Milton Keynes

A mobile dental unit, the SmileBus, run by SmileDirectClub is set to visit Milton Keynes on Wednesday, June 9th. The SmileBus will be hitting the streets during the day, providing free 30-minute consultations for patients who are interested in tooth straightening treatment. SmileDirectClub is a private provider, which offers removable aligners with premium tooth whitening […]


Specialist dental practice in Poole submits plans to expand

Specialist dental practice in Poole submits plans to expand

The owner of a specialist dental practice in Poole has submitted plans to add an extension. The proposals, which relate to The Endodontic Practice in Penn Hill Avenue, outline plans to extend the existing building to create a second surgery. There are also plans to use a ‘semi-basement’ space for an office and additional storage. […]


Surrey patients waiting months to see a dentist

Surrey patients waiting months to see a dentist

Patients in Surrey are finding it increasingly difficult to see a dentist, according to a local watchdog. Healthwatch Surrey has experienced a surge in complaints in recent months, with many patients unable to get an appointment. One patient was told they would have to join a 55-week waiting list and some have been advised to […]


Avoid brushing after eating to protect the enamel, dentists advise

Avoid brushing after eating to protect the enamel, dentists advise

Many people might assume that the sooner they brush after eating, the better but dentists are keen to encourage patients to wait to protect the enamel. Dr Hanna Kinsella, from Kiln Lane Dental, said that people often think that it is beneficial to try and get rid of food from the mouth as quickly as […]


Clyde Munro dental group reveals plans to enrol staff in dementia support sessions

Clyde Munro dental group reveals plans to enrol staff in dementia support sessions

Scotland’s largest dental chain, Clyde Munro, is set to improve support for patients with dementia by enrolling all staff in Dementia Friends awareness sessions. The move is part of an ongoing project with Alzheimer Scotland. The group has been working with the charity for the last two years and many members of staff have taken […]


Kincardine Dental Practice has a new owner after dentist retires

Kincardine Dental Practice has a new owner after dentist retires

Kincardine Dental Practice has a new owner. Alison Hughes, the previous owner, has retired after spending more than 25 years at the practice. Alison joined the practice as an associate dentist in 1990 and purchased the business in 1996. When she first took the reins, she modernised the building, creating a new reception area, updating […]


Tributes pour in for “seriously special” Newcastle University dental student

Tributes pour in for “seriously special” Newcastle University dental student

Tributes have poured in for a Newcastle University dental student who died suddenly following a bleed on the brain in April. Conor King, a third year student, was at work when he collapsed suddenly. He was taken to the University Hospital of North Durham before being transferred to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle. Sadly, […]