Posts Tagged ‘NHS dentist shortage’

Norfolk dental patients struggle to get a dental appointment, as NHS dentist shortage takes its toll

Norfolk dental patients struggle to get a dental appointment, as NHS dentist shortage takes its toll

Dental patients in Norfolk are struggling to get an NHS dental appointment amid a shortage of NHS dentists. Information that has been released prior to a meeting of Norfolk County Council’s Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee on Thursday 11th April confirmed that three surgeries have closed since November. Secretary of the Local Dental Committee, Nick […]


DIY Dentistry Boom As Patients Struggle To Afford Dental Fees

DIY Dentistry Boom As Patients Struggle To Afford Dental Fees

There has been a boom in DIY dentistry, as more and more people struggle to afford dental fees. According to recent figures, there has been a significant increase in sales of DIY dentistry kits, including home whitening treatments, and the number of patients missing out on routine dental check-ups has increased. It is estimated that […]


NHS Grampian Looking to Recruit More Dentists in Moray

NHS Grampian Looking to Recruit More Dentists in Moray

Board members at NHS Grampian have met to discuss ways of enticing more dentists to the Moray area. Figures show that around 25,000 people travel from towns and rural communities in Aberdeenshire to Aberdeen city to see a dentist and the ratio of dentists to residents is amongst the lowest in Scotland in Aberdeenshire and […]