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Vacant Shoreham shop to be converted into new NHS dental surgery

Vacant Shoreham shop to be converted into new NHS dental surgery

A shop in Shoreham-by-Sea, which has been vacant for six months, is set to become a new NHS dental surgery. Plans to convert the premises on Brunswick Road have been welcomed by councillors. In the last year or so, traders and retailers have found it difficult to stay afloat, especially following the closure of the […]


British Dental Association calls for change after patients queue for hours to register with new Llangollen practice

British Dental Association calls for change after patients queue for hours to register with new Llangollen practice

The British Dental Association in Wales has called for change after dental patients waited for hours to register with a new NHS surgery in Llangollen. The BDA has urged the Welsh Government to act now to prevent five-hour queues for a new dentist from becoming the norm. Representatives from the body felt it necessary to […]


Oxfordshire fire service promotes screening event, as new mouth cancer figures set alarm bells ringing

Oxfordshire fire service promotes screening event, as new mouth cancer figures set alarm bells ringing

Oxfordshire County Council’s Fire and Rescue Service is promoting a free mouth cancer screening event at the service headquarters to encourage people to get checked out. The headquarters in Kidlington will serve as a base for free screening on Wednesday 7th November, with appointments available between 9.30am and 4pm. The screening session has been organised […]


Llantwit Major dental practice to offer free mouth cancer screening on 10th November

Llantwit Major dental practice to offer free mouth cancer screening on 10th November

A dental practice in Llantwit Major in the Vale of Glamorgan is offering free mouth cancer screening on the 10th November to mark Mouth Cancer Action Month. The team at Wyndham House Dental Practice will be providing free dental checks on Saturday 10th November between 9am and 1pm. Appointments are available for all local people, […]


Dental patients among thousands affected by Dotshill Medical Centre fire

Dental patients among thousands affected by Dotshill Medical Centre fire

Dental patients are among thousands affected by a fire at Dotshill Medical Centre. The centre, which houses a GP surgery, a pharmacy, a podiatry clinic and a dental practice, has been forced to close after fire broke out at the premises on Saturday 3rd November. It is believed that the fire was caused by a […]


North Shields man shares mouth cancer story to encourage others to visit the dentist regularly

North Shields man shares mouth cancer story to encourage others to visit the dentist regularly

A great grandad from North Shields has shared his story of surviving a mouth cancer scare in a bid to encourage others to see their dentist on a regular basis. Trevor Richardson happened to bump into his dentist in a local shop, and it was after this chance meeting that the 67-year-old was found to […]


Lancashire dental duo submits plans to create new surgery and luxury flats in 3-storey building

Lancashire dental duo submits plans to create new surgery and luxury flats in 3-storey building

A husband and wife dental team has submitted plans to create a brand new surgery and five luxury flats on a neighbouring plot of land. Mr and Mrs Hickey, from Southport Road Dental, have sent a proposal to Chorley Council to turn a patch of land adjacent to the current practice premises into a new […]


Emergency patients to be given priority as health officials continue search for new dentist for Mid Argyll Hospital

Emergency patients to be given priority as health officials continue search for new dentist for Mid Argyll Hospital

Emergency patients will be given priority at Mid Argyll Hospital, as health officials continue the search for a new dentist. On Friday November 2nd, a senior dental officer retired, and the board is now looking for a locum dentist to take over and reduce mounting pressure on the remaining dentist. A spokesman for Argyll and […]


Cheshire dental practice gets the green light to create new treatment room

Cheshire dental practice gets the green light to create new treatment room

A dental practice in Middlewich, Cheshire, has been given the green light to create a new treatment room. An application to convert an upstairs bedroom into an additional treatment room at Woodlands Dental has been approved by Cheshire East Council. The proposal was given the go-ahead based on the condition that only a single extra […]


New report reveals alarming rise in mouth cancer cases in the UK

New report reveals alarming rise in mouth cancer cases in the UK

A new report has revealed an alarming rise in the number of cases of mouth cancer diagnosed in the UK. The first ever ‘State of Mouth Cancer Report’, which was published by the Oral Health Foundation in association with Simplyhealth ahead of the launch of Mouth Cancer Action Month, also highlighted a widespread lack of […]