10 Aug
9 out of 10 dental practices are not taking on new NHS patients, according to BBC investigation

Nine out of ten UK dental practices are not taking on new NHS patients, according to a BBC investigation. BBC researchers contacted almost 7,000 dental surgeries across the country as part of the largest survey of providers in the history of NHS dentistry.

29 Jun
Almost half of US adults haven’t seen a dentist for over a year

New research shows that almost half of US adults haven’t been to the dentist in over a year. A survey published by Berxi revealed that 48% of adults haven’t seen a dentist for at least 12 months and almost 20% haven’t attended a dental appointment in over 3 years. The…

27 Apr
Dentists shun latest TikTok beauty trend

Dentists have shunned the latest beauty trend on TikTok, encouraging patients to avoid taking advice from social media. Dental experts have spoken out after seeing news of another potentially dangerous craze sweeping social platforms. The latest trend sees people brushing their teeth with purple shampoo, which is designed to tone blonde and platinum hair.

09 Mar
Dentists share at-home toothache advice as demand for appointments increases

Dentists have shared advice for patients suffering from toothache as the demand for appointments increases. Toothache is a very common ailment. In many cases, it can be treated without the need for professional intervention, but it is important to note…

13 Oct
London buses to provide health and dental treatment for rough sleepers this winter

Two London buses have been kitted out to provide medical and dental care for rough sleepers in the capital this winter. As part of a programme launched by Change Please, the Driving for Change initiative is using two London buses to deliver a range of essential health and dental services…

03 Mar
Phillips launches new at-home recycling scheme for dental waste

Phillips has launched a new at-home recycling scheme to encourage members of the public to recycle dental waste.  Building on the success of its dental practice recycling scheme, Phillips is now offering dental patients the opportunity to recycle toothbrushes and other dental supplies at home. Between now and the end…