28 Apr
Neo the brown bear receives a visit from the dentist

A four-year-old brown bear from Bristol has received a visit from the dentist.  Neo, who lives at the Wild Place Project, needed treatment after coming out of hibernation. Keepers at the park noticed that Neo had dental problems shortly after he and his fellow European brown bears came out of…

21 Apr
New research suggests a third of smokers are smoking more due to the pandemic

New research has revealed that a third of smokers are smoking more as a result of the pandemic.  A study conducted by Mintel showed that almost a third of smokers are smoking more frequently and over 50% of smokers are stress smoking. The figures also suggested that 10% of people…

14 Apr
Dental charity provides treatment for rough sleepers in Eastbourne

A dental charity has provided homeless people in Eastbourne with free emergency dental care. A team of volunteers working for Dentaid has been visiting The Salvation Army citadel on Langley Road on a monthly basis and staff have also been out in the mobile unit providing treatment for rough sleepers…

07 Apr
New report reveals 1 in 10 toddlers in England have decay

A new report has revealed that 1 in 10 toddlers in England have decayed teeth.  Data published by Public Health England suggests that just over 10% of three-year-olds have signs of decay. The data was released as part of a research project into the state of oral health in pre-school…