Posts Tagged ‘Dental’

Orthodontic practice to open in vacant Rotherham shop

Orthodontic practice to open in vacant Rotherham shop

A Rotherham retail unit that has been vacant for two years could soon have a new owner. Trinity House Orthodontics is hoping to move into the premises, which were formerly occupied by Bodycare. The unit is located next to the bus station in College Walk. A planning statement, which has been submitted by Johnson Mowat […]


More than a fifth of adults in Orkney don’t have an NHS dentist

More than a fifth of adults in Orkney don’t have an NHS dentist

Statistics from the Scotland Information Services Division have revealed that more than a fifth of adults in Orkney are not registered with an NHS dentist. Registration rates in Orkney are the second lowest of all Scottish health boards, but representatives from the local trust have insisted that they are taking action to make more NHS […]


New survey suggests more than 80% of adults visit the dentist frequently

New survey suggests more than 80% of adults visit the dentist frequently

A new survey has suggested that more than 80% of UK adults visit the dentist on a regular basis. New research published by Simplyhealth Professionals showed that 82% of adults go to the dentist at least once every 24 months. The rate of attendance is even higher among those who have dental payment plans. Almost […]


New NHS dental practice opens in Bath

New NHS dental practice opens in Bath

A brand new NHS dental practice opened in Bath yesterday (Tuesday 28 th May). Chelsea Road Dental Practice has taken on a new NHS dental contract, which will provide services for patients in the local area six days a week. The practice will be open from Monday to Friday with one late night evening session […]


High costs keeping young adults away from the dentist in New Zealand

High costs keeping young adults away from the dentist in New Zealand

High costs are keeping young adults in New Zealand away from the dentist. The most recent New Zealand Health Survey revealed that a high proportion of adults avoid going to the dentist due to cost. The price of care has put 44% of adults off going to the dentist, but cost is a particularly worrying […]


Liverpool-based dental firm submits plans to open new practice in Preston

Liverpool-based dental firm submits plans to open new practice in Preston

A Liverpool-based dental firm has submitted plans to open a new dental practice in Preston. Custom Dental is hoping to create a new practice, which will house four surgeries, on a development in London Road. The application is for a change of use, which would see the unit converted from a retail space to a […]


Peterborough dental patients face a struggle to get an NHS appointment

Peterborough dental patients face a struggle to get an NHS appointment

Dental patients in Peterborough are struggling to get an NHS appointment, new research confirms. A new report compiled by Healthwatch Peterborough found that patients living in the town are much more likely to experience difficulties seeing an NHS dentist than patients looking for services in nearby Cambridge. According to members of the Healthwatch Peterborough board, […]


Thieves make off with thousands of pounds’ worth of Botox following dental warehouse raid in Essex

Thieves make off with thousands of pounds’ worth of Botox following dental warehouse raid in Essex

Thieves have made off with thousands of pounds’ worth of Botox after raiding a dental warehouse in Witham, Essex. Essex Police have confirmed that Botox worth a “six-figure sum” was stolen from Dental Directory at the weekend. Officers believe that the incident took place between 8pm on Saturday 23 rd February and midnight on Sunday […]


Campaigners claim that half of breakfast cereals still contain too much sugar

Campaigners claim that half of breakfast cereals still contain too much sugar

Campaigners claim that half of breakfast cereals still contain too much sugar, despite the NHS urging manufacturers to reduce sugar content last summer. Research undertaken by Action on Sugar revealed that almost half of popular cereals still have excessive sugar content. Public Health England set a target of lowering sugar content to a maximum of […]


Former patient takes the reins at Cheadle dental practice

Former patient takes the reins at Cheadle dental practice

A former patient who chose to pursue a career in dentistry has taken the reins at a Cheadle dental practice. Dr Emma Noble, 33, has recently taken over the clinic she attended as a child. Having worked in both private and NHS practices before joining the team at The Avenue Dentistry a few years ago, […]