New surgery to open in Rochdale
New NHS dentistry services are to open in Rochdale, it has been revealed.
Rochdale Online reported a new practice on Roch Valley Way has been created as part of £1.3 million investment from the NHS in improved dentistry provision in the area and will provide treatments for up to 9,500 patients.
John Pierce, chairman of NHS Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale, commented at the opening of the surgery: “This new practice will help more people in Rochdale to see an NHS dentist and improve their oral health.”
Elsewhere, Dentistry.co.uk recently reported Dental Xpress has launched the UK’s first mobile dentist’s office.
It is presently offering emergency dentistry services in Syston, in Grantham, Lincolnshire, but will be moving to a new area in the near future.
Dental Xpress spokesman and non-executive director Amarjit Gill noted the four-chair mobile dentist’s office is fully stocked with emergency dentistry equipment, including teeth whitening treatments, dental veneers and dental implants.