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Dentaid hosts open day to celebrate relocation to new Totton headquarters

Dentaid hosts open day to celebrate relocation to new Totton headquarters

UK-based dental charity, Dentaid, has hosted an open day to celebration a recent relocation to brand new headquarters in Totton. The charity, which works to improve access to dental services in the UK and overseas, has recently moved to a refurbished warehouse on Commercial Road. The premises, which are larger and more modern and stylish, […]


Tooth fairies spread smiles in Rochdale

Tooth fairies spread smiles in Rochdale

A group of dental nurses, who dressed up as tooth fairies to visit local children, have been spreading smiles in Rochdale. The tooth fairies, dental nurses based in the borough, have been visiting children’s centres, nurseries and groups run by childminders to talk to children about oral hygiene and looking after their teeth and gums. […]


New study suggests that braces don’t always lead to better self-esteem

New study suggests that braces don’t always lead to better self-esteem

A new study carried out by researchers in Australia has suggested that braces don’t always contribute to higher levels of confidence and self-esteem. Researchers at the University of Adelaide discovered that people who had undergone orthodontic treatment didn’t necessarily have higher levels of confidence than those who had chosen not to have braces. The team […]


Dewsbury MP calls for improved access to NHS dentistry, as Ravensthorpe’s only surgery is set to close

Dewsbury MP calls for improved access to NHS dentistry, as Ravensthorpe’s only surgery is set to close

Dewsbury MP, Paula Sheriff, has called for urgent action to improve access to NHS dentistry in her constituency, after it was confirmed that the last remaining surgery in Ravensthorpe is set to close. Ms Sheriff described the news that the Ravensthorpe Dental Surgery will close on July 12th as “terrible” and said that she is […]


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 […]