Posts Tagged ‘York’

York dentist warns of huge backlogs following lockdown

York dentist warns of huge backlogs following lockdown

The British Dental Association’s representative for York, Mark Green, has warned that it could take months, even years, to clear the backlog of patients created by the Coronavirus lockdown. Mr Green suggested that there is already a lengthy waiting list for patients who need treatment. These are people who require treatment, but aren’t in need […]


Private dentists join forces to launch urgent dental centre in York

Private dentists join forces to launch urgent dental centre in York

A group of private dentists has come together to launch a new urgent dental centre in York. Members of staff from fourteen private practices across the city have joined forces to open the emergency hub, which is located at Woodthorpe Dental Centre. The clinic is offering urgent dental care at a fee of £80 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 […]


Councillors raise concerns, as more than 170 children under 4 had teeth extracted in hospital in York in 2018

Councillors raise concerns, as more than 170 children under 4 had teeth extracted in hospital in York in 2018

Councillors in York have raised concerns over children’s dental health services, as figures revealed that 177 children aged under 4 underwent extraction in hospital in the city last year. The rate is higher than the national average, and one of the council’s public health experts has questioned whether this is due to the fact that […]


Health watchdog reveals some patients are waiting up to 2 years to see a dentist in York

Health watchdog reveals some patients are waiting up to 2 years to see a dentist in York

A health watchdog has revealed that some people in York are waiting up to two years to get a dental appointment. Healthwatch York claims that some people are faced with a choice between waiting to see a dentist and travelling outside of the city. A new survey conducted by the local body found that some […]


Health campaigners raise concerns as patients wait up to 2 years to see a dentist in York

Health campaigners raise concerns as patients wait up to 2 years to see a dentist in York

A health watchdog has raised concerns after it was revealed that some patients are waiting up to 2 years to see an NHS dentist in York. Healthwatch York said that patients have been in touch with tales of having to join 3-year waiting lists and travel far from home to see an NHS dentist. Manager, […]


York Dentist Submits Application To Create New Cosmetic Practice In Stonegate

York Dentist Submits Application To Create New Cosmetic Practice In Stonegate

York dentist Dr Andrea Ubhi has submitted an application to convert a shop into a new cosmetic dental practice in Stonegate. Dr Ubhi plans to turn the Twenty Two Interiors shop in Goodramgate into a brand new cosmetic dental surgery. Dr Ubhi already has a surgery in Stonegate and has sent the application into the […]


York Dental Surgery Hosts Free Oral Cancer Screening Day

York Dental Surgery Hosts Free Oral Cancer Screening Day

A dental clinic in York hosted a free oral cancer screening day last weekend to raise awareness of the deadly disease in the run-up to Mouth Cancer Awareness day, which takes place on Wednesday 17th September. Acorn Dental in Acomb offered free screening tests between 9am and 12pm on Saturday morning. The test is quick […]


York Dentist Helping To Make A Difference To Children In Nepal

York Dentist Helping To Make A Difference To Children In Nepal

A dentist from York has recently returned from a charity trip to Nepal, where she has been helping children affected by child prostitution. Andrea Ubhi, who works at a cosmetic dental practice in Stonegate, visited Nepal as part of a project organised by Asha Nepal, an organisation, which supports women and children affected by trafficking […]