Posts Tagged ‘Glasgow’

Dental duo launches charity to help the homeless in Glasgow

Dental duo launches charity to help the homeless in Glasgow

A dental duo has set up a charity to help the homeless in Glasgow. Abdulwahab Aslam-Pervez and Declan Cairns decided to establish the Dental Initiative after learning about the shocking lack of access to oral hygiene resources and supplies in homeless shelters and soup kitchens. Declan has spoken to patients about the situation and he’d […]


Glasgow dental patient thanks life-saving dentist after crippling toothache turns out to be a tumour

Glasgow dental patient thanks life-saving dentist after crippling toothache turns out to be a tumour

A dental patient from Glasgow has thanked his dentist for saving his life. William Murdoch, 53, is due to have surgery to remove a cancerous lump, which was discovered after he visited his dentist with crippling toothache. Mr Murdoch, a butcher, decided to go to the dentist after developing severe toothache. His dentist, Catriona Amadel, […]


Dental group BeDental relaunches two dental practices in Edinburgh

Dental group BeDental relaunches two dental practices in Edinburgh

Dental group BeDental has finished renovation work on two dental practices in Leith, within the city of Edinburgh. The clinics Ocean Drive Dental and Vitaliteeth were both bought by BeDental and transformed in a £1.2 million renovation plan. BeDental have strong ambitions to make the clinics twice as big by 2020. Clinical Director, Atif Bashir […]


Glasgow Dentist to Run 10K Marathon for Charity

Glasgow Dentist to Run 10K Marathon for Charity

DPAS practice consultant Louise Bone, Glasgow, is set to run 10K this October in a local marathon to raise money for the Mouth Cancer Screening Accreditation Scheme. The Mouth Cancer Screening Accreditation Scheme was created by the Mouth Cancer Foundation, and aims to accredit dental practices that screen for oral cancer routinely, using the “2 Minutes […]


Cotswold Dentist Selected to Keep Athletes’ Teeth in Check at Commonwealth Games

Cotswold Dentist Selected to Keep Athletes’ Teeth in Check at Commonwealth Games

A dentist from Bourton in the Cotswolds has been selected to be part of a team of field dentists in charge of caring for athletes’ oral health at the Commonwealth Games. Dr Ian Speechley will be based at Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre in Glasgow from the 23rd July along with other volunteer dentists, nurses […]


Scotland’s Elderly Residents Missing Out On Important Dental Care

Scotland’s Elderly Residents Missing Out On Important Dental Care

A new survey has revealed that a large proportion of Scotland’s elderly residents are missing out on important dental care. A survey carried out in Glasgow revealed that a large proportion of elderly people living in care homes are not registered with a dentist, while many are not getting the level of care they need. […]


Police Issue Warning After Drugs Stolen From Glasgow Dental Practice

Police Issue Warning After Drugs Stolen From Glasgow Dental Practice

A warning has been issued by police in Glasgow after drugs were stolen from a dental practice in the city. Police issued a statement saying that the medication could cause serious, potentially fatal side-effects, and appealed for information about the theft, which occurred at Thornliebank Health Centre on Kennishead Road. Police have confirmed that 50 […]


Smile Makeover Turns Mum Of Twos Life Around

Smile Makeover Turns Mum Of Twos Life Around

For many years Donna Morrison was too ashamed to smile due to her rotting teeth and bleeding gums. She would hold her hand over her mouth when speaking to anyone but very close family members because of the shame and embarrassment she felt at the state of her teeth. Now the mum of two’s life […]


New multimillion pound dental centre opens in Renfrewshire

New multimillion pound dental centre opens in Renfrewshire

A new, state of the art four million pound dental centre has opened in Paisley, Renfrewshire. The dental centre has opened on the site of the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Paisley and will treat around three thousand patients each year. Five local dental practices will transfer to the new centre, which is kitted out with […]