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Risen Dentists Income and New Contract Result in Brits Getting Treatment Abroad

Risen Dentists Income and New Contract Result in Brits Getting Treatment Abroad

Following the NHS Information Centre revealing the overwhelming levels of dentist salaries, many Brit’s have been left fuming and seeking treatment in other countries. The high dentist salaries coupled with news of the drill & fill practices are sure to increase the dental debate and are resulting in patients looking further afield for treatment. Since […]


Mum Invents Timer to Improve Children′s Oral Health

Mum Invents Timer to Improve Children′s Oral Health

A two in one timer had been designed to help with children’s oral and hand hygiene by a Mother of two in Berkshire. Rachel Stephens came up with the idea for a Wash & Brush Timer struggling to get her own children to spend longer cleaning teeth and washing hands. Rachel, Marketing and PR expert, […]


Tobacco also Adds to Oral Cancer Rise

Tobacco also Adds to Oral Cancer Rise

Following the Cancer Research study that highlighted alcohol as the main contender in the rise of oral cancers, tobacco has now been highlighted as a dangerous culprit. People that chew tobacco are at higher risk of getting oral cancer as the popularity of chewing tobacco rises, research has suggested. Tobacco chewing, which is popular with […]


Dental Showcase Goes Online with Twitter

Dental Showcase Goes Online with Twitter

The BDTA Dental Showcase has joined in the growing phenomenon of internet social networking with regular news snippet on the internet site Twitter. BDTA Dental Showcase has joined in on the action that a long list of celebrities, who are sharing snippets of their lives, by updating their page with regular news. The online updates […]


Thousands More Get Access to Dentists

Thousands More Get Access to Dentists

Twenty-Thousand more people will have access to an NHS dentist in Stoke-on-Trent after the expansion of a surgery and the building of two others. They will be in the Stoke and Trent Vale area as it is these communities that have the greatest need for dental services. Eight new dentists are set to work from […]


A newly Developed Anaesthetic Could End Dentist Fears

A newly Developed Anaesthetic Could End Dentist Fears

A needleless anaesthetic mist has been developed and could put an end to millions of petrified patient’s fears of the dentist chair. Clinical trials are expected to begin very soon on the anaesthesia that will numb the patient’s mouth without the use of the much feared painful needle injection.  Reports suggest that over 145 million […]


New Contract Encourages Visits to the Dentist too Often

New Contract Encourages Visits to the Dentist too Often

The contract offered to dentist y the NHS encourages dentist professionals to see patients too often. A consumer health care body has claimed that the contract that dentist have agreed to sign suggests that dentists should treat patients more regularly, striking yet more waiting list fears. The Patents Association has stated that the contract does […]


Long Wait for Dental Treatment Turns Prisoners to Dentistry

Long Wait for Dental Treatment Turns Prisoners to Dentistry

A lengthy wait for prisoners in need of dental work has resulted in one prisoner administering his own treatment. One prisoner, who had to wait over 7 weeks to see a dentist, pulled out his own tooth to relieve a tooth problem; all inmates at HMP Kirklevington Grange have been waiting several weeks for treatment. […]


Alcohol to Blame for Rise in Oral Cancer

Alcohol to Blame for Rise in Oral Cancer

Experts have called for a reduction in the consumption of alcohol as figures show a rise in mouth cancer sufferers. The results have highlighted alcohol as the cause of the rise in oral cancers and believe that a reduction in alcohol consumption will help stem the amount of mouth cancer sufferers. Cancer Research UK revealed […]


NHS need to Provide Better Future for Dentists

NHS need to Provide Better Future for Dentists

The dentistry industry has called for the NHS to provide a better future for dentists and patients. The British Dental Association has pleaded with the NHS following the independent review of the NHS dental services in the UK by Professor Jimmy Steel. The review and study found that there was need for greater and improved […]