News & Advice: Industry News
If you’re heading down to Ock Street over the course of November, you might see an unusual sight. Yes, rather than it being a figment of your imagination, that is blue lipstick that is being worn. And yes, they are... read more.
Mouth Cancer Action MonthNovember 24th, 2014
Last week I visited one of our dentists for my 6 month examination. A feeling of smugness came over me when the dentist informed me that, approaching my 30th birthday, I still didn’t need a single filling. Now I’d like... read more.
Don’t want fillings? Seal the deal!November 13th, 2014
Two weeks ago saw Claire Stevens, Consultant in Paediatric Dentistry at the University Dental Hospital of Manchester, take her place on the One Show sofa. Claire gave dental care tips to Jonathan Ross, and warned of the dangers of Coca Cola... read more.
Top tips for taking your child to the dentistNovember 4th, 2014
We welcome Juliette Armand to Ock Street Clinic, who succeeds Oliver Campbell as our principal provider of orthodontics and tooth straightening in Abingdon. Juliette will be taking over the continuing care of patients currently in orthodontic treatment at Ock Street,... read more.
Welcome to Juliette ArmandFebruary 21st, 2013
Recently we were asked by supply company, Evident to participate in a survey about how dentists make sure they can see properly when they examine teeth and perform dental treatments. The results were quite interesting...87% of dentists questioned in the... read more.
Can your dentist see?August 3rd, 2012
New rules are to be introduced on July 23rd that will change the way many cosmetic skin clinics operate their botox services. Botulinum toxin is used to reduce skin wrinkles and can be administered by doctors, dentists and nurses with... read more.
New Rules Affect Botox ClinicsJuly 16th, 2012
The General Dental Council is to include the topic of oral cancer in its core curriculum of recommended subjects for the continuing professional development of dentists, hygienists and dental nurses. This is great news for patients, as dentists and hygienists... read more.
Oral Cancer to become Core Subject in TrainingJune 16th, 2012
A terrible case of dental incompetence was reported in several newspapers this week. This was the case of Piotr Reichel who fitted four dental implants for a patient in Cornwall, which all subsequently failed and left the patient with no... read more.
Polish dentist struck off for poor treatmentJune 3rd, 2012
The Times newspaper ran an article this week describing the latest trends in botox - the substance used to reduce or eliminate wrinkles on the face. When botox was first popularised (and gained FDA approval in the USA) for wrinkle... read more.
Latest Trends in BotoxMay 17th, 2012
Following the recent controversy surrounding PIP silicone breast implants there are moves within government to bring tear trough filler for dark rings under the eyes, lip fillers for the small lines around the mouth and other examples.There is now concern... read more.