News from around the UK

  1. 'Inadequate' health response leaves 3.5bn with poor dental care  The Guardian

    Scientists are calling for radical reform of dental care, tighter regulation of the sugar industry and greater transparency around conflict of interests in dental...

  2. What you’ve missed this week

    Missed out on this week's dental news? No problem, here's what happened over the past seven days… Sugary drinks and fruit drinks linked to increased cancer...

  3. Residents in care homes 'missing out on dental care'  BBC News

    The teeth of people living in care homes in England are being left to rot, dentists say. The warning comes after the Care Quality Commission found that residents...

  4. NHS Wales: Dentists warn of 'access crisis'  BBC News

    Only one in six dental practices in Wales are offering treatment to new adult patients on the NHS, according to research by the British Dental Association (BDA).

  5. Dental dilemmas: How to tackle oral thrush  The Bolton News

    Q. I think I may have oral thrush, should I be worried about it?

  6. ‘Mortified’ Brit woman, 19, smashes her two front teeth on ‘dangerous’ Gran Canaria water slide  The Sun

    A BRIT tourist has been left mortified after smashing her two front teeth out as she sped down a "dangerous" water slide. Charlie Clifton, 19, from Birmingham,...

  7. Dental Dilemmas: The truth about baking soda and your teeth  Lancashire Telegraph

    DENTAL DILEMMAS – Dr Karim Rachidi from Synergy Dental Clinics helps with advice on dental problems.

  8. MPs 'staggered' by NHS fines 'complacency'  BBC News

    Serious concerns are raised by MPs about penalty fines for vulnerable people going to the dentist.

  9. Nomadic lifestyle means fishermen are pulling their own teeth out  Plymouth Live

    The nomadic nature of the fishing industry means that many are not able to sustain any kind of regular health check up, meaning than many fishermen resort to...

  10. CQC tells care home managers to improve dental health care for residents News

    The CQC have told care homes they need to make sure residents are receiving proper oral health care after a report has revealed half of all care home staff...

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