Posts Tagged ‘Blackburn’

Lancashire dentist offers tips for parents to help children overcome dental anxiety

Lancashire dentist offers tips for parents to help children overcome dental anxiety

A dentist based in Blackburn, Lancashire, has offered tips to help parents of children who suffer from dental anxiety. Recently, a dental law firm suggested that attendance rates had fallen among children due to the increased prevalence of dental fear. Now, Dr Karim Rachidi, from Synergy Dental Clinics, is offering advice to parents to help […]


Dentists in Blackburn to join national scheme to encourage more children to attend check-ups

Dentists in Blackburn to join national scheme to encourage more children to attend check-ups

Dentists in Blackburn are preparing to participate in a national pilot scheme, which aims to encourage more children to attend regular check-ups. The ‘Starting Well: Smile 4 Life’ programme is being rolled out in the area to try and tackle low uptake and ensure that more children see their dentist in the year ahead. The […]


Blackburn patients mystified by sudden dental practice closure

Blackburn patients mystified by sudden dental practice closure

Blackburn patients are mystified by the sudden closure of a local dental practice. Patients at Magicsmiles Dental in Cherry Tree were informed of the unexpected closure via the surgery’s website. The statement on the website suggested that patients would receive further information in due course, but some have been left in the dark by the […]


Blackburn Dental Practice Supports Local Food Bank

Blackburn Dental Practice Supports Local Food Bank

A Blackburn dental practice is supporting a local food bank in the run-up to Christmas. The team at Mill Hill Dental Practice has been collecting donations from patients and local people to help those in need at Christmas. Naomi Threlfall, a dental nurse at the practice, said that the team was inspired to help after […]


East Lancashire Residents Urged To Sign Up With Their Local Dentist

East Lancashire Residents Urged To Sign Up With Their Local Dentist

Residents in East Lancashire have been urged to sign up with their local dental practice after a survey revealed that almost half of people living in certain areas of the region are not registered with a dentist. A health questionnaire carried out by Blackburn with Darwen Local Involvement Network revealed that only 56 per cent […]


Brampton Dental Surgery Nominated For Regional Awards

Brampton Dental Surgery Nominated For Regional Awards

A dental surgery in Brampton, Cumbria, has been short-listed for a regional awards scheme, which recognises the best apprenticeship employers. The Goodteeth Dental Surgeries LTD has been nominated for the Regional Awards for Apprenticeships and Training 2012, which are hosted by the National Apprenticeship Service. The awards are designed to showcase the best apprenticeship employers […]