10 Feb
Patients resort to DIY dentistry, as watchdog reports two-year waits for some

Some dental patients in England have been forced to undertake DIY treatment due to being unable to get an appointment with a dentist, a watchdog has revealed.  Healthwatch England suggested that hundreds of people had contacted representatives in 2020, with many experiencing difficulties in seeing a dentist. A report featured…

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03 Feb
Britain experiences a DIY dentistry boom in lockdown

Britain has experienced a DIY dentistry boom during the course of the Covid-19 lockdowns, new research suggests.  A study carried out by the Association of Dental Groups (ADG) revealed that 1 out of 4 households had attempted DIY dental care, while Boots has reported a surge in sales of dental…

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09 Oct
Scottish Association Speaks Out on Waiting Times

The British Dental Association (BDA) of Scotland has called on the government to do more to tackle oral surgery waiting times. The BDA has spoken out after a Freedom of Information (FOI) Request from the Scottish Liberal Democrats revealed that some patients have waited more than 120 weeks for ‘life-changing’…

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