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Glasgow dental provider signs up for eco-friendly car sharing scheme

Glasgow dental provider signs up for eco-friendly car sharing scheme

A dental provider based in Glasgow has signed up for an eco-friendly electric car share initiative. Dental Care at Home, Scotland’s largest home care dental provider, has joined Co-Wheels, a scheme that is designed to reduce emissions.  Dental Care at Home currently has a team of dentists and nurses that travel to 19 homes across […]


Clydebank dentists join forces with firefighters to raise money for charity

Clydebank dentists join forces with firefighters to raise money for charity

A dental team based in Clydebank teamed up with local firefighters recently to raise money for charity. Dental professionals from Clyde Dental practice swapped drills for sponges and firefighters downed their hoses in favour of buckets to raise cash for the Oral Health Foundation and the Firefighters Charity by hosting a car wash. The teams […]


New study suggests fillings may not be the best option to treat childhood decay

New study suggests fillings may not be the best option to treat childhood decay

A new study claims that fillings may not be the best option to treat children with tooth decay. A three-year research project, known as the FiCTION Study, found no evidence to suggest that fillings were any more effective than alternative treatment options. Examples included sealing decay into the teeth and using preventative, rather than curative […]


New dental practice opens in former bank in Billingham

New dental practice opens in former bank in Billingham

A new dental practice has opened in the heart of Billingham. The owners of Billingham Dental have taken over the lease for premises formerly occupied by Yorkshire Bank. The new surgery will offer NHS and private dental treatments in the centre of town. Having signed a 10-year lease for the building, which is next to […]


South West dentists forced to turn hundreds of patients away every month

South West dentists forced to turn hundreds of patients away every month

Dentists in the South West are being forced to turn hundreds of NHS patients away every month due to a shortage of NHS places and dental professionals.  Andrew Taylor, the owner of Wadebridge Dental in Cornwall, said that the practice sometimes rejects up to 20 patients a day because the region doesn’t have the capacity […]


East Anglia dental patients brand waiting times ‘ridiculous’

East Anglia dental patients brand waiting times ‘ridiculous’

Patients in East Anglia have described waiting times for NHS treatment as ‘ridiculous.’ Recent figures show that almost 12,000 people in Ipswich and East Suffolk have tried and failed to get a dental appointment, with some patients trying for over a year to register with a local practice.  Local resident, Emma Swift, who is diabetic, […]


Wyberton dental practice offers to take South Holland patients, as new Spalding practices are delayed

Wyberton dental practice offers to take South Holland patients, as new Spalding practices are delayed

A dental practice in Wyberton is offering NHS places to patients in the South Holland area after two new practices, which were due to open in Spalding in January, were delayed.  Boston Dental Centre, which employs seven dentists in total, is offering appointments for NHS patients with two of its dentists to try and ease […]


Brand new dental clinic opens in Bicester

Brand new dental clinic opens in Bicester

A brand new dental clinic has opened in Bicester, Oxfordshire. Chris Wood has relocated and rebranded his business, opening a state of the art clinic in Stratton Audley. Chris Wood Dental Implant Solutions has become Audley Dental Solutions, with the practice moving from Buckinghamshire to Oxfordshire. After 16 years of trading under the previous brand […]


Portsmouth health bosses optimistic of finding a permanent dental provider by autumn 2020

Portsmouth health bosses optimistic of finding a permanent dental provider by autumn 2020

Health bosses in Portsmouth are confident they will find a permanent dental provider by autumn 2020. Thousands of patients in the city were left without an NHS dentist in the summer when Colosseum Dental decided to end its NHS contract prematurely. The chain had three clinics dotted across the city. In the aftermath of the […]


Health Education and Improvement Wales launches new initiative to aid early oral cancer detection

Health Education and Improvement Wales launches new initiative to aid early oral cancer detection

Health Education and Improvement Wales has launched a new initiative aimed at enabling dental teams to raise awareness of mouth cancer and identify early warning signs.  Mouth cancer is the 11th most common type of cancer in the world, and in the UK, more than 8,000 people are affected every year. Rates of oral cancer […]