Brighter Dental

Brighter Dental welcomes experienced dental hygiene therapist to the team

We are delighted to welcome Laura Smith to our Brighter Dental practice in Newquay which operates from Newquay Hospital on St Thomas’ Road, right in the heart of the community. Originally from Stafford, Laura studied dental therapy and hygiene at Birmingham University Dental Hospital, graduating in July 2017. She moved to Newquay with her twin [...]

Brighter Dental attracts popular dentist back to Newquay

Dentist Jonathan Munns, who has previously practised in Newquay, has returned to the town. He joins the Brighter Dental team which operates from Newquay Hospital on St Thomas’ Road, right in the heart of the community. Jon qualified from Guy’s Hospital, London in December 1982 and his special interests include endodontics, oral surgery, tooth wear [...]

Success for Saltash Dentist

Dentist Oksana Molodyka, who practices with Brighter Dental in Saltash, recently completed a challenging Post Graduate Diploma in Endodontics with Eastman Institute, London. She is now one of the few clinicians in Devon and Cornwall to hold this qualification, recognising her advanced skills in this area. An endodontist is a dentist who specialises in saving [...]

Big smiles for Cornish dental company

Smile Together shortlisted for a prestigious UK Social Enterprise Award The Cornish dental community interest company, Smile Together, are celebrating the fact that they’ve been shortlisted for a prestigious 2018 UK Social Enterprise Award (UKSE)  in the new ‘Health and Social Care’ category. The winner will be announced at a high-profile ceremony at the Guildhall in London on Wednesday 28th November. In terms of social impact, 2018 [...]

Impact Report- October 2018

We are really pleased to publish our latest edition of Impact. In this edition we showcase how we have continued to reach out to our community, often in partnership and always with amazing outcomes.   Our prevention activities have seen us providing oral health education to more local children and engage with more local organisations to [...]

Sepsis awareness

Sepsis is a potentially life-threatening condition previously known as blood-poisoning and septicaemia.   Sepsis should never be underestimated.   It is a potentially life-threatening condition previously known as blood poisoning or septicaemia. As dental professionals we have a part to play in reducing the many avoidable deaths due to sepsis and so here at Smile Together,  we’re supporting [...]

More Smiles to be seen at Sea

The fishing community in Cornwall and Devon will soon be smiling thanks to an initiative enabling local fishermen and their families access to free dental check-ups and oral health tips at the harbourside. The Seafarers Hospital Society and Fishermen’s Mission have hooked up with award-winning dental social enterprise Smile Together to offer free dental checks […]

Children go free with Brighter Dental

  Everyone should have a thorough dental check-up every six months, and children especially should be regularly seen and treated. That’s why, at Brighter Dental, we provide FREE* check-ups twice a year for children up to and including age 17. We will also apply fluoride varnishing to strengthen their teeth, fissure sealants to protect their teeth, and oral health/dietary [...]

A Brighter Dental Future for Cornwall

  A new dental practice has opened in Saltash as part of an expansion which will see an award-winning community interest company provide dentistry for thousands of local people.   Smile Together is opening new centres and expanding the existing facilities of its Brighter Dental practices throughout 2018 and ploughing profits back into local communities. [...]