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19th May 2022

Local lady hides her face from school children after being left bruised from dental treatment

This October, Public Health England celebrates the 10th anniversary of Stoptober, the annual mass participation stop-smoking campaign that has helped an estimated two million smokers to make an attempt at kicking the habit.

19th May 2022

Woman awarded £25,000 Compensation after Dentist caused nerve damage resulting in permanent numbness

This October, Public Health England celebrates the 10th anniversary of Stoptober, the annual mass participation stop-smoking campaign that has helped an estimated two million smokers to make an attempt at kicking the habit.

19th May 2022

Guide to Claiming Dental Negligence for NHS Treatment

This October, Public Health England celebrates the 10th anniversary of Stoptober, the annual mass participation stop-smoking campaign that has helped an estimated two million smokers to make an attempt at kicking the habit.

19th May 2022

Dangers of Brits going abroad for cheaper dental treatment

This October, Public Health England celebrates the 10th anniversary of Stoptober, the annual mass participation stop-smoking campaign that has helped an estimated two million smokers to make an attempt at kicking the habit.

19th May 2022

Risks of using teeth whitening products

This October, Public Health England celebrates the 10th anniversary of Stoptober, the annual mass participation stop-smoking campaign that has helped an estimated two million smokers to make an attempt at kicking the habit.

19th May 2022

LET’S TALK ABOUT MOUTHWASH – WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS AND HOW SHOULD YOU USE IT?

With lockdown causing the closure of many businesses, including dental practices, it makes how we go about things more difficult.

19th May 2022

Toothache Remedy Myths

19th May 2022

HOW TO SPOT AND PREVENT GUM DISEASE

Gum disease, also known as periodontitis, is an infection of the tissue supporting the teeth and is caused by a build-up of plaque.

19th May 2022

Legal reasons that prevent you making a claim

At the Dental Law Partnership we will always try and provide you with the best advice about making a claim. We only act for dental patients and our mission is to provide the best level of service we can to help you reach a final settlement. We work on a no win-no fee basis which means you don’t have to pay any upfront legal costs.

19th May 2022

Bad breath and dodgy teeth are the UK's biggest first date turn-offs

A recent UK survey, carried out by the Dental Law Partnership, has revealed that the biggest turn-off for those on a first date is when the other person has poor oral health.

19th May 2022

Five top tips for getting children to brush their teeth properly

Most parents will have experienced a reluctant tooth-brusher at some stage of their child’s early years.

19th May 2022

The very real problem of dental phobia

According to the Oral Health Foundation, a charity dedicated to improving oral health and wellbeing, more than 10 million UK adults experience some level of dental anxiety, with around 6 million people suffering from dental phobia.

19th May 2022

Superfoods to help boost your oral health

Chocolate, sweets and carbonated drinks all contribute to tooth decay, and your oral health is one of the first areas to decline when your diet is less than ideal.

19th May 2022

Top 5 reasons that people suffer from dentist anxiety

Getting anxious is a common feeling to have before making a visit to the dentist, however it becomes more of an issue when fear or anxiety stands in the way of getting necessary treatment.

19th May 2022

The dangers of home teeth whitening kits

More consumers than ever are now visiting their dentist for professional bleaching or laser teeth whitening treatments.

19th May 2022

Spotting the early signs of gum disease

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, or periodontitis, is a common condition that is caused by a build-up of plaque, and the bacteria within it, on teeth. It is also the 6th most prevalent disease of mankind.

19th May 2022

Adult braces: what you need to know

In recent years, the number of UK adults choosing to undergo orthodontic treatment, often for cosmetic reasons, does seem to be on the rise.

19th May 2022

How to deal with sensitive teeth

Living with sensitive teeth can mean anything from mild twinges whilst eating cold food, to dealing with severe discomfort that can last for several hours.

19th May 2022

Signs that you might have gingivitis

Gingivitis is a mild form of gum disease and the medical term for an inflammation of the gums that causes irritation, redness and swelling.

19th May 2022

Which drinks are the most damaging for your oral health?

19th May 2022

Dental abscesses: What you need to know

Dental abscesses are caused by infection, and often display with a swelling that contains pus, and may be very painful. The pain can be throbbing in nature, and may get worse the longer that the abscess is left untreated.

19th May 2022

The toll that Christmas can take on your oral health

‘Tis the season to be jolly, and whilst there’s no problem with indulging in a few festive treats, all that eating and drinking can take its toll on your teeth, as well as your waistline.

19th May 2022

What causes sensitive teeth?

For some people, sensitive teeth means that they experience a mild twinge of pain when they eat or drink something particularly cold or hot, or something sweet or acidic. For others, having sensitive teeth can mean significant pain for hours at a time, and can be a sign of underlying dental issues that could potentially be very serious.

19th May 2022

Cosmetic dental treatments: what you need to know

Cosmetic dental treatments are essentially any type of procedure or treatment type that improves the appearance of your teeth.

19th May 2022

How your oral health can affect your overall health

Poor oral health can lead to gingivitis, tooth loss and a lot of pain and inconvenience – but, worse than that, poor oral health can also lead to a multitude of other health issues that you might not even be aware of.

19th May 2022

The potential impact that your mental health can have on your oral health

A new study published by the Journal of Clinical Periodontology has suggested that young adults who are suffering from sadness, helplessness and other symptoms of depression, are significantly more likely to also suffer at the hands of oral health diseases.

19th May 2022

The dangers of Brits going abroad for cheaper dental treatment

Whilst many dental procedures are available on the NHS in the UK, which means that costs are capped, cosmetic procedures are generally considered to not be essential for health reasons, so patients need to get access to this type of treatment privately.

19th May 2022

The most common signs & symptoms of oral cancer

A recent report by the Oral Health Foundation has revealed that new cases of oral cancer in the UK have increased by 49% in the last decade.

19th May 2022

Risks of child tooth decay

Tooth decay occurs when the plaque around your teeth has been damaged by acids that you consume when eating or drinking sugary snacks.

19th May 2022

Mouth cancer awareness

November marks Mouth Cancer Awareness Month, to try and raise awareness and to encourage people that if they notice any possible symptoms that they get them checked out urgently. 

19th May 2022

The hidden dangers for your teeth at Christmas

Many people tend to indulge themselves a little more than usual over the Christmas period, but it isn’t just your waistline or general health that can take a hit at this time of year. As well as the obvious sugary foods and drinks that often accompany the festive season, there are also some hidden dangers to our oral health that you might not be as aware of.

19th May 2022

The possible dangers of looking for a whiter smile

If you’re considering having teeth whitening treatments in the coming months, there are several things to bear in mind if you want to safeguard your oral health from the potential dangers of this type of treatment.

19th May 2022

DIY dentistry

With lockdown causing the closure of many businesses, including dental practices, it makes how we go about things more difficult.

19th May 2022

National smile month

National smile month is a charity campaign by the Oral Health Foundation to raise awareness of the benefits of good oral health. The campaign champions the benefits of having a healthy smile, which can be achieved by undertaking simple steps such as, brushing your teeth twice daily, using mouthwash ,flossing and cutting down on sugary food and drinks.

19th May 2022

Guide to claiming dental negligence for NHS dental treatment

If you think that your NHS dentist has been negligent in your care and you have been injured or the treatment has had a negative impact on your life, you might be eligible to make a claim for dental negligence compensation.

19th May 2022

LANDMARK JUDGMENT OF BREAKINGBURY V CROAD SEES NHS DENTAL PRACTICE OWNER HELD LIABLE FOR THE NEGLIGENCE OF ASSOCIATE DENTISTS

Judgment will help victims of dental malpractice receive compensation

19th May 2022

DENTAL LAW PARTNERSHIP ACT FOR PATIENT IN LANDMARK JUDGMENT OF BREAKINGBURY V CROAD WHICH SEES NHS DENTAL PRACTICE OWNER LIABLE FOR THE NEGLIGENCE OF ASSOCIATE DENTISTS

A judgment handed down at Cardiff County Court on 19 April 2021 has for the first time confirmed that the owner of an NHS dental practice is responsible for compensating a patient for negligent NHS dental treatment provided by associate dentists working at the practice.

19th May 2022

Full judgment In Breakingbury V Croad

A judgment handed down at Cardiff County Court on 19 April 2021 has for the first time confirmed that the owner of an NHS dental practice is responsible for compensating a patient for negligent NHS dental treatment provided by associate dentists working at the practice.

19th May 2022

The concerning facts about child tooth decay in the UK

The Telegraph recently published an article presenting the shocking impact that the pandemic has had on the dental health of children. NHS figures show that the youngest age groups were most affected; whilst there was 1.2 million dentist appointments for under 5s in 2019, 2020 saw only 468,000 – a 60% fall.

19th May 2022

How your diet impacts your dental and oral health

How much do you know about the connection between the quality of your diet and your dental health? What we eat and drink plays a major role in the development of dental issues such as tooth decay, enamel erosion, gum disease and oral cancer.

19th May 2022

The TikTok dental 'hacks' that are dangerous for your teeth

Whilst TikTok can be the source of multiple DIY hacks that make our lives easier, it can also be home to dangerous advice that has the potential to impact our health.

19th May 2022

Fluoride: What is it, and why is it important?

A recent article from Dentistry explored the debate surrounding water fluoridation in relation to its importance in the fight against child tooth decay, reporting that on the 23rd September 2021, chief medical officers across the UK agreed that fluoride is safe to add to drinking water. So what is fluoride, and how is it connected to the prevention of tooth decay in children?

19th May 2022

Success For The Dental Law Partnership's Client In The Court Of Appeal

This October, Public Health England celebrates the 10th anniversary of Stoptober, the annual mass participation stop-smoking campaign that has helped an estimated two million smokers to make an attempt at kicking the habit.

19th May 2022

A White Christmas

This October, Public Health England celebrates the 10th anniversary of Stoptober, the annual mass participation stop-smoking campaign that has helped an estimated two million smokers to make an attempt at kicking the habit.

19th May 2022

Why Dry January Can Be Beneficial To Your Dental Health

This October, Public Health England celebrates the 10th anniversary of Stoptober, the annual mass participation stop-smoking campaign that has helped an estimated two million smokers to make an attempt at kicking the habit.

19th May 2022

How Can You Deal With Your Fear Of The Dentist

This October, Public Health England celebrates the 10th anniversary of Stoptober, the annual mass participation stop-smoking campaign that has helped an estimated two million smokers to make an attempt at kicking the habit.

19th May 2022

Patients Face Long Waits For Dental Treatment As Numbers Of Dentists Leaving The NHS For Private Work Rises

This October, Public Health England celebrates the 10th anniversary of Stoptober, the annual mass participation stop-smoking campaign that has helped an estimated two million smokers to make an attempt at kicking the habit.

19th May 2022

Court Of Appeal Dismisses Dental Practice Owners Appeal in Hughes V Rattan

This October, Public Health England celebrates the 10th anniversary of Stoptober, the annual mass participation stop-smoking campaign that has helped an estimated two million smokers to make an attempt at kicking the habit.

19th May 2022

Social Media and the Rise of Cosmetic Dental Treatments

This October, Public Health England celebrates the 10th anniversary of Stoptober, the annual mass participation stop-smoking campaign that has helped an estimated two million smokers to make an attempt at kicking the habit.

19th May 2022

National Stress Awareness Day: How can stress impact your dental health?

This October, Public Health England celebrates the 10th anniversary of Stoptober, the annual mass participation stop-smoking campaign that has helped an estimated two million smokers to make an attempt at kicking the habit.

19th May 2022

Stoptober: Have you picked up smoking during the pandemic?

This October, Public Health England celebrates the 10th anniversary of Stoptober, the annual mass participation stop-smoking campaign that has helped an estimated two million smokers to make an attempt at kicking the habit.

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