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1 in 3 Brits are putting off dental visits due to cost, new survey reveals

1 in 3 Brits are putting off dental visits due to cost, new survey reveals

A third of British adults are putting off dental visits as a result of cost, a new survey has revealed. Research conducted by the Oral Health Foundation found that 36% of adults are delaying going to the dentist in a bid to save money. This figure is almost double that of 2017, suggesting that more […]


Missouri charity dental clinic provides $600,000 worth of free care in one weekend

Missouri charity dental clinic provides $600,000 worth of free care in one weekend

A charity dental clinic, which was organised by the Missouri Dental Association and the Mission of Mercy provided more than $600,000 worth of free dental care last weekend (Friday 16th and Saturday 17th August). The event, which took place in St Joseph, enabled 500 adults to receive free treatment. In total, over the course of […]


New poll suggests more than half of employees believe their smile has a negative impact on confidence

New poll suggests more than half of employees believe their smile has a negative impact on confidence

A new poll has suggested that more than 50% of employees believe their smile has a negative impact on their self-confidence. Research conducted by Unum Dental revealed that 58% of workers in the UK think that the appearance of their smile affects their self-esteem. Women were particularly conscious about the look of their teeth, with […]


Bolton dentist shares tips for healthy, cavity-free teeth

Bolton dentist shares tips for healthy, cavity-free teeth

With tooth decay dominating the headlines, a Bolton dentist has shared his tips for keeping teeth cavity-free. Dr Richard Ho, from Synergy Dental, explained that cavities, holes in the teeth, form as a result of harmful acids weakening the protective enamel coating of the tooth. Once the enamel is worn, the surface can be penetrated, […]


Public Health England stats highlight the gravity of the decay crisis, as more than a quarter of Birmingham kids have decayed teeth

Public Health England stats highlight the gravity of the decay crisis, as more than a quarter of Birmingham kids have decayed teeth

New statistics have highlighted the gravity of the dental health crisis among children in England, as new figures from Public Health England reveal that over a quarter of 5-year-olds in Birmingham have at least one rotten, filled or missing tooth.  Statistics show that 26.7 of the city’s children have signs of decay. This is higher […]


King’s College Hospital emergency dental clinic switches to appointment-only system

King’s College Hospital emergency dental clinic switches to appointment-only system

The emergency dental clinic at King’s College Hospital, London, is now operating an appointment-only system. The hospital changed its policy on Monday 12th August, and patients who wish to see a dentist are now encouraged to call on the day at 8am to make an appointment. Walk-in appointments will no longer be available, and the […]


Dental experts urge schools to go sugar-free to stem alarming rates of decay

Dental experts urge schools to go sugar-free to stem alarming rates of decay

Dental experts are calling for schools to go sugar-free in a bid to tackle rising rates of childhood decay. The Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons is appealing to the government in England to encourage schools across the country to adopt healthy eating policies and reduce sugar consumption. Dental decay is […]


Hartlepool man charged with burglary after breaking into dental practice

Hartlepool man charged with burglary after breaking into dental practice

A man from Hartlepool has been charged with burglary after stealing from a town centre shop and breaking into a dental surgery through the roof.  Andrew Clark, 44, of Jameson Street, Hartlepool, was seen putting a tool into his bag and leaving a store in Hartlepool before proceeding to gain entry to Integrated Dental Holdings […]


The Complete University Guide releases top 10 dental schools list for 2020

The Complete University Guide releases top 10 dental schools list for 2020

The Complete University Guide has released its top 10 dental schools for 2020. The list, which has been published in The Telegraph, rates universities and dental schools across the country according to course options, student satisfaction, postgraduate employment rates, and study and research facilities.  For the first time, the University of Aberdeen’s dental school made […]


Tooth whitening advert featuring a woman with too many teeth sends social media wild

Tooth whitening advert featuring a woman with too many teeth sends social media wild

A tooth whitening advert, which was posted on Instagram, has sent social media users wild. The image posted by HiSmile features a woman with an abnormal number of teeth.  HiSmile posted the picture, which from a distance, appears to be a healthy set of bright white teeth, last week, only to receive hundreds of comments […]