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Council leader suggests plans to take over Portsmouth dental practices amid access crisis

Council leader suggests plans to take over Portsmouth dental practices amid access crisis

The leader of Portsmouth City Council has revealed proposals to take over three dental practices in the city, after Colosseum Dental confirmed that it was closing the surgeries. The news has cast an uncertain future for residents, with more than 9,000 people likely to be affected. With the city currently having no NHS places available, […]


Dental charity workers complete gruelling 10k Wolf Run to raise money for the homeless

Dental charity workers complete gruelling 10k Wolf Run to raise money for the homeless

A group of workers from the Oral Health Foundation has successfully completed a gruelling 10k Wolf Run to raise money for a homeless charity. The charity’s Smile Squad took on the muddy tracks and freezing cold plunge pools of the course, which was located in Lutterworth, to raise money for Crisis. So far, the group […]


New study suggests that a quarter of Brits are willing to share their toothbrush

New study suggests that a quarter of Brits are willing to share their toothbrush

A new study suggests that more than a quarter of Brits are willing to share their toothbrush. The poll, which was carried out by the Oral Health Foundation in conjunction with Phillips for National Smile Month, revealed that 26% of participants would be open to sharing their toothbrush with a friend, a family member, or […]


Suffolk dental practice to offer more NHS places following expansion

Suffolk dental practice to offer more NHS places following expansion

A dental practice in Suffolk is offering additional NHS places following extensive renovation work. The owners of Haverhill Dental Practice, Sameer Patel and Ravi Rattan, have overseen expansions plans and the duo is delighted to confirm that extra NHS places will be available to local patients. Since taking the reins in June 2018, the owners […]


Dentists support water fluoridation plans

Dentists support water fluoridation plans

The Local Dental Committees, which represent over 25,000 NHS dentists, have voted in favour of supporting local authorities that have put forward plans for water fluoridation. Recently, the committee passed the motion to back those authorities that had expressed an interest in taking plans to provide fluoridated water forward unanimously. The vote represents a significant […]


Colosseum Dental submits plans to turn Yeovil restaurant into a new dental clinic

Colosseum Dental submits plans to turn Yeovil restaurant into a new dental clinic

Dental chain, Colosseum Dental, has submitted plans to turn a former restaurant in Yeovil into a new dental clinic. The firm, which runs practices across Somerset and Dorset, has sought permission to change the use of the premises in Princes Street into a new surgery. The unit was previously occupied by Prezzo Italian restaurant. The […]


Healthwatch Portsmouth to work with NHS England to try and avoid dental crisis

Healthwatch Portsmouth to work with NHS England to try and avoid dental crisis

NHS England has invited representatives from Healthwatch Portsmouth to join a panel to try and avert a dental crisis in the city. Recently, it was revealed that dental chain, Colosseum Dental would close three clinics in Portsmouth, a move that could impact up to 20,000 dental patients. In response to the news, NHS England has […]


New report urges London schools to avoid sugary lunches

New report urges London schools to avoid sugary lunches

A report has urged schools in London to scrap sugary lunches. Currently, guidelines published by the Department for Education permit schools to serve desserts and puddings at lunchtime, but the London Assembly has called for change. A report, which was compiled by the assembly’s Health Committee, suggested that schools in the city should follow the […]


Manchester United players to undergo dental checks as part of pre-season preparations

Manchester United players to undergo dental checks as part of pre-season preparations

Manchester United players will undergo dental checks next month as they prepare to start the new season. After a disappointing end to the 2018/2019 season, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is looking to build on the positives of the start of his reign and build a new team, which will be capable of challenging for the […]


Yorkshire-based orthodontic firm bids to convert former council offices into new clinic in Bradford

Yorkshire-based orthodontic firm bids to convert former council offices into new clinic in Bradford

The owner of a Yorkshire-based orthodontic firm is bidding to convert premises formerly occupied by Bradford Council into a brand new dental clinic. Trinity House Orthodontics has submitted a planning application to turn the former council offices in Well Street, Bradford, into a new, state of the art orthodontic practice. The premises are currently vacant, […]