Posts Tagged ‘General Dental Council’

Andover Dental Team Unveils New Life-Saving Defibrillator

Andover Dental Team Unveils New Life-Saving Defibrillator

A dental team from Andover proudly unveiled a new piece of life-saving equipment recently after purchasing a defibrillator over the festive period. East Street Dental Practice has installed the defibrillator, which is open to use by the whole town, at its premises in the town centre opposite the Black Swan Yard. The automatic external defibrillator […]


Leading Cosmetic Dentist Issues Warning Over Illegal Tooth Whitening

Leading Cosmetic Dentist Issues Warning Over Illegal Tooth Whitening

One of the UK’s leading cosmetic dentists has issued a warning to the public over illegal tooth whitening treatment. Dr Ken Harris, from Riveredge Cosmetic Dentistry, which has branches in Sunderland and Newcastle, believes that people are risking their oral health by taking a gamble with illegal tooth whitening treatments and DIY remedies. Dr Harris […]


Hemel Hempstead Dentist Warns Potential Whitening Patients

Hemel Hempstead Dentist Warns Potential Whitening Patients

An unnamed dentist from Hemel Hempstead has sent out a warning to patients wanting the perfect white smile, claiming some clinic are offering tooth whitening treatment outside of the legal requirements. Fearing reprisals from people carrying out dodgy practices, the dental expert refused to be named. But she urged caution for those seeking out bargain […]


Deceitful Dentist Struck Of By GDC After Stealing From NHS

Deceitful Dentist Struck Of By GDC After Stealing From NHS

A dentist, who was found guilty of conning the NHS out of more than a million pounds, has been struck off by the General Dental Council. Fifty one year old Joyce Trail, from Sutton Coldfield, was jailed after being found guilty of fraudulently claiming around £1.3 million from the NHS; investigations revealed that she made […]


Dentist In Scotland First To Be Prosecuted For Illegal Dental Practices

Dentist In Scotland First To Be Prosecuted For Illegal Dental Practices

Ronnie Barogiannis’s secret was discovered after police were informed about staffing arrangements. Barogiannis pleaded guilty to practicing at the Bridge of Don Dental Clinic and Research Centre, Aberdeen without a registration from the General Dental Council (GDC). The investigation occurred at the time when NHS Grampian were informing 900 patients of concerns about blood born […]


Dentists From Europe Set To Take Language Tests

Dentists From Europe Set To Take Language Tests

In the near future, new laws will be put in place for dentists from Europe to have to take an English language test before treating patients in the UK. Ministers have told the General Dental Council that they will soon have the power to give checks if there are any concerns raised. The Department of […]


Barrow Dentist Hopes To Return To Work Soon After Being Banned For 18 Months

Barrow Dentist Hopes To Return To Work Soon After Being Banned For 18 Months

A dentist from Barrow has vowed to appeal against a ruling, which resulted in him being banned from practising for 18 months. George Bell, a popular dentist from Barrow, was banned from working for 18 months by the General Dental Council over concerns about his health and the impact it has on his work. Mr […]


Dental Nurse Accused of Fraud

Dental Nurse Accused of Fraud

The General Dental Council (GDC) Professional Conduct Committee has recently heard allegations of fraud against a dental nurse from London. Linda Alyson Fernandes has been convicted of 6 counts of fraud, dating back from as early as August 2012. The dental nurse had access to a spare set of keys for the Aqua Dental Spa, […]


Illegal Leeds Dentist Fined £500

Illegal Leeds Dentist Fined £500

A man has been fined £500 and ordered to pay costs to the General Dental Council totaling around £1,800 after claiming to be a qualified dentist. Raja Nadeem Zakir was fined by magistrates in Leeds after claiming that he had the relevant qualifications to call himself a dentist. Mr Zakir admitted to the charge of […]


Cheap Whitening Treatments Could Actually Cost You More

Cheap Whitening Treatments Could Actually Cost You More

The General Dental Council has warned members of the public that making use of cheap whitening offers may actually cost more in the long-run; experts advised people to steer clear of discounts and cheap treatments available at beauty salons and shopping centres, as bodged treatment is a lot more expensive to correct than the price […]