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Experts praise ‘Starting Well’ children’s dental health initiative

Experts praise ‘Starting Well’ children’s dental health initiative

Experts have praised a new children’s dental health initiative. The ‘Starting Well’ campaign was launched by the NHS and is closely linked to the ‘Dental Check by One’ campaign, which was developed by the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry and the Chief Dental Officer two years ago. Dr Robin Mills, an NHS consultant in paediatric […]


London dentist travels thousands of miles to treat a walrus with troublesome teeth

London dentist travels thousands of miles to treat a walrus with troublesome teeth

A dentist from London has swapped his Mayfair practice for an aquarium in Russia to provide treatment for a walrus with troublesome teeth. Dr Peter Kertesz flew more than 2,500 miles to treat Nyusha the walrus after the 10-year old mammal developed a painful oral abscess. The trip took months to plan, but the actual […]


Calderdale Council to consider water fluoridation following children’s dental health debate

Calderdale Council to consider water fluoridation following children’s dental health debate

Members of Calderdale Council are set to explore the possibility of adding fluoride to local water supplies following a debate on children’s dental health. At a council meeting where children’s oral health was on the agenda, members of the council’s children and young people’s scrutiny board discussed several measures, including water fluoridation. This is a […]


Bromsgrove community dentists raise awareness of mouth cancer

Bromsgrove community dentists raise awareness of mouth cancer

A community dental team has been working hard to raise awareness of mouth cancer in and around Bromsgrove.  Members of staff from the community dental team at Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust donned blue lip stickers and fancy dress outfits to encourage people to learn about oral cancer and to keep an eye for […]


Renfrewshire dental company celebrates expansion

Renfrewshire dental company celebrates expansion

A dental company based in Renfrewshire, Scotland, has opened a new practice. Dargravel Dental Centre has launched a third clinic after securing a funding package from the Royal Bank of Scotland.  The new practice, which has recently opened in the village of Dargravel, has created five new jobs. In total, the chain, which employs a […]


Bolton dental lab celebrates awards success

Bolton dental lab celebrates awards success

A dental laboratory based in Bolton has added to its awards tally after scooping the Best Dental Laboratory gong at the FMC Laboratory Awards. Swift Dental Group can now add the title to awards won in previous years, including Best Implant Laboratory, Best Team and Best Digital Laboratory.  Managing director, Roy McGillivray, described the latest […]


Monaghan woman shares tooth whitening horror story to encourage others to see a professional dentist

Monaghan woman shares tooth whitening horror story to encourage others to see a professional dentist

A woman from Monaghan, Ireland, has shared her tooth whitening horror story on social media to encourage others considering whitening their teeth to visit a professional dentist. Aoife Wills said that her gums were severely burned after undergoing whitening treatment at a beauty salon recently. Having opted to have treatment at a local salon, Ms […]


Orkney dental duo agrees new deal with Clyde Munro

Orkney dental duo agrees new deal with Clyde Munro

A dental duo responsible for transforming dental care in Orkney has agreed a new deal with Scottish chain, Clyde Munro. Scott and Amy Tulloch brought accessible NHS dental care to the island when they launched Orkney Dental. Previously, there had been a 15-year gap, when patients were only able to access NHS services in hospital. […]


Grantham dental team works up a sweat with charity step-a-thon

Grantham dental team works up a sweat with charity step-a-thon

A dental team from Grantham worked up a sweat for a good cause recently. Members of staff from Maltings Dental Surgery took part in a step-a-thon to raise money for the Mouth Cancer Foundation and to raise awareness of a type of cancer that is becoming increasingly prevalent in the UK. The team of 28 […]


Cambridgeshire community group to launch new care home dental service

Cambridgeshire community group to launch new care home dental service

A community group based in Cambridgeshire is set to launch a new care home dental service in the New Year. Friends for Needs, a private support group, which operates across Fenland, is setting up a new service to provide dental care for those living in nursing and residential homes. The venture will make dental services […]