29 Apr
Dental experts advise patients against attempting DIY dental care

Dental experts are advising patients against attempting DIY dental care during the Coronavirus lockdown. Many practices in the UK have been closed for over a month now, and dentists are eager to ensure patients have access to urgent care so that they don’t need to try and undertake procedures at…

22 Apr
Dentists are worried about a shortage of PPE

Dentists in England are worried about a shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE), according to the British Dental Association. A survey carried out by the BDA revealed that 54% of those polled had concerns about a lack of PPE. Dentists across England are worried that running out of PPE will…

15 Apr
Bristol dental hospital becomes cancer treatment base

Patients who are receiving treatment for cancer have been advised to attend appointments at Bristol Dental Hospital for the foreseeable future. The hospital, which is known for providing first-class dental services, has become a temporary base for cancer treatment.  On April 6th, patients were informed that courses of treatment currently…

08 Apr
Dental laboratories to help boost testing capacity

The government has called on dental and veterinary laboratories to join forces with medical labs to boost testing capacity. In a recent press conference, Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, unveiled plans to increase testing to 100,000 tests per day by the end of April. Professor John Newton, from Public Health England,…

01 Apr
Dental tourism is increasingly popular among Brits

Flights may be grounded at the moment, but before airlines started making cancellations and we were encouraged to stay at home, dental tourism was booming. Dental tourism, the practice of going overseas to undergo dental treatment, has become increasingly popular in the last decade. The most common reason patients choose…