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Truro councillor calls for urgent action, as 50,000 people wait for an NHS dental place

Truro councillor calls for urgent action, as 50,000 people wait for an NHS dental place

A Truro councillor has called for urgent action, as 50,000 people across Cornwall wait for an NHS dental place. Independent councillor, Loic Rich, has requested that Cornwall Council backs calls for immediate intervention, as research shows that there are now more than 48,000 people on dental waiting lists. Mr Rich has widespread support from other […]


New study suggests a plant-based diet could reduce the severity of gum disease symptoms

New study suggests a plant-based diet could reduce the severity of gum disease symptoms

A new study suggests that a plant-based diet could reduce the severity of gum disease symptoms. Researchers based in Germany analysed the impact of a nutrient-rich, plant-based diet on a group of people with gingivitis. The small study, which involved a group of 30 people, revealed a positive response to an anti-inflammatory diet that was […]


Norfolk dental patients struggle to get a dental appointment, as NHS dentist shortage takes its toll

Norfolk dental patients struggle to get a dental appointment, as NHS dentist shortage takes its toll

Dental patients in Norfolk are struggling to get an NHS dental appointment amid a shortage of NHS dentists. Information that has been released prior to a meeting of Norfolk County Council’s Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee on Thursday 11th April confirmed that three surgeries have closed since November. Secretary of the Local Dental Committee, Nick […]


Consumers looking for bright white smiles urged to be cautious amid concerns over the safety of home whitening products

Consumers looking for bright white smiles urged to be cautious amid concerns over the safety of home whitening products

Dentists are urging patients looking for bright, white smiles to be cautious amid concerns over the safety of home whitening products. Research suggests that around 40% of British adults would like a more attractive smile, with whitening becoming an increasingly popular cosmetic treatment over the last 5 years. Shows like Love Island and the Only […]


Leicester City Council launches new awards scheme to recognise early years dental care heroes

Leicester City Council launches new awards scheme to recognise early years dental care heroes

Leicester City Council has launched a new awards scheme to congratulate the heroes of early years dental care. Over the past five years, individuals and organisations have been working hard to promote better oral health for children in the city following the introduction of the Healthy Teeth, Healthy Smiles initiative. Now, the council wants to […]


Dentaid provides free dental care for fishermen in Bridlington

Dentaid provides free dental care for fishermen in Bridlington

Dental charity, Dentaid, has joined forces with the Seafarers Hospital Society and the Fishermen’s Mission to provide free dental care for fishermen in Bridlington as part of a scheme known as the Seafit Programme. The initiative was set up to make it easier for fishermen, who often work long, antisocial hours, to see a dentist. […]


Bupa Dental Care completes the acquisition of Fulham’s Metamorphosis Orthodontics

Bupa Dental Care completes the acquisition of Fulham’s Metamorphosis Orthodontics

Bupa Dental Care has successfully completed the acquisition of Fulham-based private orthodontic clinic, Metamorphosis Orthodontics. The deal, which was overseen by Christie & Co, will further boost Bupa’s presence in the UK and underline its status as one of the country’s prime dental providers. Bupa has expanded its network across the UK in recent years, […]


Mydentist submits application to open a new dental practice in Shipley

Mydentist submits application to open a new dental practice in Shipley

Mydentist has submitted a planning application to open a brand new dental surgery in Shipley. The chain is hoping to turn Crowgill House on Rosse Street into a new practice. The premises were previously occupied by Yo Yo Bar and Restaurant and have been vacant since the Japanese eatery closed a year ago. Statements that […]


New Irish oral health policy will provide free treatment for children and focus on preventative care

New Irish oral health policy will provide free treatment for children and focus on preventative care

A new oral health policy, which was launched by Ireland’s Department of Health on Wednesday 3rd April will provide free dental care for children up to the age of 16 and focus on preventative measures. Under new guidelines, which are expected to cost around 80 million euros per year, health ministers are planning to offer […]


Stornoway’s new dental clinic becomes the first practice to open in the Western Isles in 30 years

Stornoway’s new dental clinic becomes the first practice to open in the Western Isles in 30 years

A brand new dental clinic in Stornoway has become the first practice to open in the Western Isles for 30 years. Castleview Practice, which has opened on Cromwell Street, will offer NHS dental treatment for local residents. Mr Sridhar Kalvakuntla, the owner, described the move as a “big responsibility,” but added that it was a […]