Smile in Pink

smile in pink funOn Friday the 8th of June, Bridge2Aid (a charity providing sustainable emergency dental training) is holding its national day to help raise awareness and funds for millions of people in East Africa who don’t have access to safe emergency dental care.

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Taking the leap from dental nurse to dental hygienist

Tiffani ProfileThroughout my life, I have had an interest in science, an ever-growing interest in healthcare, and an overwhelming urge to help others. At the tender age of 18, I reached that inevitable time of deciding what I wanted to do with my life. After months of not knowing which career to take and multiple weekends taken up by research and talking with family members (some of whom work in healthcare), I decided that dental nursing was the route for me. Now that I had my mind made up, it was time to search hard for the job that I wanted.

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Key points from the Public Health England water fluoridation report March 2018

fluoridevarnishwk4Public Health England (PHE) has recently published a report on water fluoridation in England. This document is published every four years and represents the findings of an ongoing study of how increased levels of fluoride in our water supplies are helping tackle the current high rate of caries.  

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Delivering better oral health with the Bright Bites programme

dental nurse bright bites visitLast month, I was given the privilege of getting involved in Dentaid’s Bright Bites programme for the first time. I was able to offer fifty-six children at my local primary school, Wistaston Academy, forty minutes of my time.

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New free tax-back form available to members

Tax refund 2018You can now access a brand new tax-back form. Each tax year runs from 6th April to 5th April the following year. If you have not made a claim for tax relief in any of the last four years (2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18), you are now able to do this.

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