Posts Tagged ‘Covid-19’

Third urgent dental clinic opens in Gloucestershire

Third urgent dental clinic opens in Gloucestershire

A third urgent dental centre has opened in Gloucestershire. The new clinic, which is located in Quedgeley, will provide urgent assistance for patients in the county alongside existing dental hubs in Cheltenham and Gloucester.  The three Gloucestershire centres are part of an extensive network of hubs that have been set up across England by NHS […]


Tatton MP encourages the Prime Minister to provide more information about dental practice reopening

Tatton MP encourages the Prime Minister to provide more information about dental practice reopening

The MP for Tatton, Cheshire, has urged the Prime Minister to provide more information about the reopening of dental practices. Esther McVey said that she had spoken to several dentists who were confused about when they could reopen due to a lack of information provided by the government in its roadmap for lifting lockdown. There […]


American dentists prepare patients for their first trip back to dental offices

American dentists prepare patients for their first trip back to dental offices

Dentists in the US are preparing patients for their first trip back to the dental chair, as practices across several states reopen. Most dental offices closed in March as part of widespread lockdown measures, but more and more states are now opening up and easing down restrictions. Offices are up and running and dentists are […]


Swindon dental patient praises local NHS staff following urgent dental hub visit

Swindon dental patient praises local NHS staff following urgent dental hub visit

A Swindon dental patient was full of praise for the NHS after visiting a new urgent dental care hub. George Bevir, 41, had started treatment for an abscess in March before practices were closed and he was due to go back a few weeks after the initial appointment. When lockdown measures were introduced, George assumed […]


Dental practices reopen in Virginia

Dental practices reopen in Virginia

The Governor of Virginia, Ralph Northam, has announced that dental practices will be able to reopen. Governor Northam confirmed that the current lockdown measures will start to ease from May 1st, with dental clinics reopening and elective surgery starting again among the first steps towards normality.  Although dentists have been given the green light to […]


York dental hubs provide relief for patients in pain

York dental hubs provide relief for patients in pain

Two new urgent care dental hubs have opened in York, providing relief for patients who have been struggling with pain.  High street practices were encouraged to shut and postpone routine appointments and non-essential procedures to slow the spread of COVID-19 in March, and since the lockdown began, there have been concerns about access to urgent […]


British Dental Association issues warning over spike in DIY dental cases

British Dental Association issues warning over spike in DIY dental cases

The British Dental Association has issued a warning over a potential spike in DIY dental cases in the coming weeks. Currently, across the UK, dental practices are closed as the country attempts to battle the Coronavirus pandemic. With routine appointments cancelled, the BDA is worried that patients will resort to DIY dental techniques to ease […]


Concerns for Welsh dental practices, as experts warn some could collapse in ‘weeks’

Concerns for Welsh dental practices, as experts warn some could collapse in ‘weeks’

The British Dental Association has warned that some dental practices in Wales could be ‘weeks’ away from collapse. Dental practice across the UK were advised to shut temporarily to try and reduce the spread of COVID-19. With appointments cancelled, and no reopening date in sight, some owners are worried that their clinics will not survive […]


Sydney dentist shares dental hygiene tips to lower the risk of spreading coronavirus

Sydney dentist shares dental hygiene tips to lower the risk of spreading coronavirus

A dentist from Sydney has shared tips to promote good oral hygiene and reduce the spread of coronavirus. The message from health experts has focused primarily on ensuring good hand hygiene in recent weeks, but dentist Gamer Verdian is keen to encourage the public to practice dental hygiene measures at home too. Washing your hands […]


British Dental Association criticises social media influencers posing with Corona virus masks

British Dental Association criticises social media influencers posing with Corona virus masks

The British Dental Association has condemned a new trend for posing for photos with coronavirus masks, as health professionals in the UK struggle to get hold of the face masks they need to do their jobs safely and protect patients. The BDA has hit out at social media influencers and celebrities for posting photographs of […]