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Stoke dentist urges patients not to pull their own teeth out at home

Stoke dentist urges patients not to pull their own teeth out at home

A dentist from Stoke has urged patients in pain to avoid trying to pull their own teeth out at home. Dr Zoe Wray, from Diana Dental, said that she is receiving multiple calls every day from patients with dental issues, but stressed that DIY dentistry carries risks. Extracting a tooth is particularly dangerous, as it […]


NHS England statistics show 80,000 patients were referred for dental care in April

NHS England statistics show 80,000 patients were referred for dental care in April

Statistics from NHS England show that over 80,000 patients were referred to urgent care hubs for treatment in April.? Emergency dental centres have opened across the UK to provide urgent assistance for patients while high street practices are closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. These hubs have been set up to help those with facial […]


Dentists concerned about growing demand for emergency care

Dentists concerned about growing demand for emergency care

UK dentists are concerned about the growing demand for emergency dental care while high street practices are shut.? The vast majority of dental practices are currently closed, which has contributed to a spike in calls to NHS 111 and high street surgeries offering advice and information over the phone. Dentists are worried that the demand […]


More than 1,500 patients referred to urgent dental hubs in Cambridgeshire in April

More than 1,500 patients referred to urgent dental hubs in Cambridgeshire in April

Figures suggest that over 1,500 people were referred to urgent dental hubs in Peterborough and Cambridgeshire in April.? Statistics from NHS England revealed that 1,738 patients were advised to seek help from emergency dental centres in the region in June. This figure is more than double the number for March. Urgent care centres have been […]


Third urgent dental clinic opens in Gloucestershire

Third urgent dental clinic opens in Gloucestershire

A third urgent dental centre has opened in Gloucestershire. The new clinic, which is located in Quedgeley, will provide urgent assistance for patients in the county alongside existing dental hubs in Cheltenham and Gloucester.? The three Gloucestershire centres are part of an extensive network of hubs that have been set up across England by NHS […]


The British Society of Paediatric Dentistry launches new videos to help kids keep their smiles in check

The British Society of Paediatric Dentistry launches new videos to help kids keep their smiles in check

The British Society of Paediatric Dentistry (BSPD) has launched a series of new videos to help children keep their smiles in check. At a time when dental practices are closed and routine check-ups for kids have been put on hold, the BSPD is keen to encourage parents and children to keep a close eye on […]


A third of adults are snacking more during lockdown, survey reveals

A third of adults are snacking more during lockdown, survey reveals

A new survey has suggested that a third of adults are snacking more than normal during lockdown. Research carried out by the Oral Health Foundation found that families and young adults were most likely to graze. Around 70% of families with children have increased the amount they eat, while 61% of under 35’s are snacking […]


Flintshire patients urged to get in touch with their dentist for emergency assistance

Flintshire patients urged to get in touch with their dentist for emergency assistance

Health bosses in Flintshire are encouraging patients to get in touch with their dentist if they need urgent assistance. The vast majority of dental clinics in the UK are closed at the moment, but patients can access urgent care through a network of emergency hubs that have been set up in the last few months. […]


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 […]


Tatton MP encourages the Prime Minister to provide more information about dental practice reopening

Tatton MP encourages the Prime Minister to provide more information about dental practice reopening

The MP for Tatton, Cheshire, has urged the Prime Minister to provide more information about the reopening of dental practices. Esther McVey said that she had spoken to several dentists who were confused about when they could reopen due to a lack of information provided by the government in its roadmap for lifting lockdown. There […]