Lose the booze!
Half of smokers and 40% of drinkers say they would drop their intake if they were better informed about the associated cancer risk, a new study has shown.
Half of smokers and 40% of drinkers say they would drop their intake if they were better informed about the associated cancer risk, a new study has shown.
As the festive period approaches, we’re all looking forward to a well-earned break and hope you are too!
Despite sharing many of the same characteristics, teeth aren’t bones. They contain dentin, which is as hard as bone
13th November was ‘Blue Wednesday’ – a date you may not be aware of unless you or somebody close to you has been affected by mouth cancer.
Your patients already know that flossing is an important part of their oral hygiene routine, essential for preventing decay.
Falling incomes, dropping patient numbers and persistent inequality for women
Oral cancer is the sixth most common type of cancer in the world but can be difficult to spot in its early stages because it’s often mistaken for common...
Eighty-four per cent of NHS dentists say their job has negatively affected their mental health, according to the latest Dentistry Confidence Monitor survey.
Denka UK is now an exclusive distributor for Harvard products.
If the drawing in of the days has got you feeling down, fear not – October 4 is World Smile Day and a chance to remind ourselves that there are always reasons to be cheerful!
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month with the charity Breast Cancer Now encouraging people to get involved in fundraising and their ‘Wear it Pink’ campaign to increase awareness of the disease.
Here at Denka we are indulging!!
The British Orthodontic Society and the Oral Health Foundation have announced they’re teaming up on a national campaign to warn the public
Dentists offering Botox treatments in their clinics will have to choose whether to absorb increased costs or pass them to patients after a court ruled
Macmillan Cancer Care’s ‘World’s Biggest Coffee’ morning takes place for 2019 on the 27th of September
An excellent day on Saturday 7th September for Kasia Radajewska at the training course with TBR Dental Group.
A new study has revealed that the sugar in energy drinks, gels and bars causes athletes to have significant oral disease levels
Childhood cancer is one of those horrors we hope to never encounter – and thankfully from a dentist’s point of view, the likelihood of identifying an oral, head or neck cancer in a young patient is very small
Uncertainty over Brexit is still a huge feature of the news but at Denka, we’re doing everything we can to minimise any potential disruption
New backpacks, new books – as the kids go back to school it’s a great time for parents to establish great new routines and that includes oral health habits!
Plaque left on the teeth – especially just beneath the marginal gum line – is a major contributing factor to both tooth decay and gum disease
There’s been a hot debate across the UK’s dental industry as US-based teledentistry firm SmileDirectClub officially launched on this side of the pond
Precious Dental Care in Leeds is just one of our new clients, having made the switch to Denka earlier this year when they discovered
As a dental professional, you already regard too much sugar as the enemy – by now we’re all only too aware of its effects on oral health.
Making trips to the dentist a positive experience from the very start can have a lifelong impact on oral health
Customer service is our main priority here at Denka
Our first premises weren’t very luxurious! – but we have very fond memories of Denka’s humble beginnings! It’s been 20 years since...
Experts have warned that a dental crisis is looming as more and more evidence of poor NHS dentistry provision emerges.
The number one chronic disease amongst children in the UK isn’t diabetes, asthma or cancer – it’s tooth decay.
Did you know that plaque contains over 300 species of bacteria?
Infection control is a key concern for clinicians and patients alike and in a busy practice, it’s crucial that the products and systems you use are not only effective, but efficient too!
Plastic is a pretty hot topic right now – specifically the single use plastics that are pouring into our landfills and our oceans at ever-increasing rates.
Around the world right now, people are refusing single use plastic as part of the Plastic Free July movement, which aims to raise awareness about the unnecessary, throwaway items that are clogging up our landfills and oceans.
It’s impossible to escape the news about climate crisis these days, and as an eco-conscious dentist, you might be feeling torn over single use plastic, which is essential in almost every part of modern clinical practice.
We like to think we’re more than just a supplier. Yes, we provide quality dental consumables and state-of-the-art implant equipment – but that’s not what makes us unique.
Over half of care homes (52%) in the UK have no policy to promote and protect the oral health of their residents, a shocking new report from the Care Quality Commission has revealed.
Bryce Ashmore has just moved up into a Business Consultant role here at Denka, covering the East Midlands area
Who knew a plastic cup could be a musical instrument before Anna Kendrick and THAT song?
One of the things we value most about our team here at Denka is the variety; everybody has their own unique personality, experiences and approach and this electic bunch
The Singing Dentist has topped Dentistry.co.uk’s Top 50 poll aimed at identifying the individuals who are having an impact on the industry
A fascinating 10-year study conducted at a university in Finland has uncovered strong links between dental bacteria and the onset of blood clots resulting in stroke, heart attacks and deep vein thrombosis.
Kasia has been incredibly busy since she arrived at Denka just a few weeks ago, but we managed to catch up with her to get to know her a little better…
Did you know that tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the human body – even harder than bone?
We could talk about the dental industry all day – about the importance of oral hygiene amongst the population and about the amazing things that can be done to transform smiles.
For over 30 years, TBR has specialised in the design and manufacture of cutting-edge dental implants. The company is dedicated to helping dental professionals improve
With the world population of over 60s expected to double by 2050, the Oral Health Foundation has just released new guidelines on denture care.
It might have given its name to a dance craze that swept the nation in 2018 – but preventing gum disease by flossing your teeth will never go out of fashion!
We pride ourselves on being a really customer-focused business – on going the extra mile to make life a little bit easier for the dentists and practice managers who choose Denka!
A patient in China has undergone dental implant surgery with no human intervention, prompting speculation that the future of our industry could be robotic!
Great customer service is a key priority for us at Denka and we wouldn’t be able to deliver it without people like Aimee Jackson
Did you know that oral health and mental health are closely linked?
We smile when we’re happy – but did you know that smiling can also make you happy?
Ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at Denka?
Gums tend to play second fiddle to teeth when it comes to oral health awareness
Oral hygiene doesn’t get much more basic than tooth brushing, right? So much so that as a professional, you might worry you’re patronizing patients
Just because we work in dentistry doesn’t mean we never eat things that are ‘bad’ for our teeth – and with Easter looming there’s plenty of temptation to overindulge in chocolate!
We’ve often asked our clients what we can do to make their businesses run more smoothly and the joke response is often ‘put more hours in the day!’
The changing season (and fluctuating temperatures!) means there are lots of sniffles going around just now, so here’s a fascinating and slightly gross fact
It’s always nice to put a face to a name
With almost half of people in the UK admitting they’d like whiter or straighter teeth, it’s no surprise that many people turn to ‘at home’ treatments such as ultra convenient whitening strips
Even dentists can have a sweet tooth and with Easter almost here, temptation is EVERYWHERE!
We’re all feeling a little bit sad here at Denka as today is Victoria Ward's last day!
You're not the only one!
If self praise is no praise, when other people praise you, that has to be something to shout about! We’re extremely proud of the positive feedback we receive from our clients
Ever wondered what happens after you click ‘place order’ on our website?
We all know that diet can have a significant impact on our oral health – but did you know that certain foods can actually help to protect teeth from decay?
They’re cute to look at - but what’s a panda got to do with dentures? A fair question! Researchers in China are currently studying the tooth structure of the giant panda for
Denka is a UK business, but that doesn’t mean our sales staff aren’t globe-trotters!
We've got advice! (as usual!)
Maybe you didn't realise but all three of these things are very much related! Issues such as stress and anxiety can have a real impact on your teeth.
Does small talk give you the heebie jeebies? Many dentists admit that making conversation with their clients makes them feel uncomfortable.
DenkaSMART is your virtual ordering assistant. It uses your previous order history to anticipate which...
She’s our marketing wizard, our internet ninja – and we’re all feeling a little bit sad here at Denka because our lovely Victoria Ward is leaving us!
On March 20, oral health professionals around the world will participate in World Oral Health Day – a global event aimed at raising awareness about mouth care and the impact oral wellbeing can have on overall health.
Here are 3 tips to help you to brush up on your skills
Yes! it's possible
Over the years we’ve learned a thing or two about what dentists need from the products they use every day – and we’ve used this knowledge to develop our best-selling Ultra range of ultra-high quality consumables, sundries and tools.
If you went sugar free for February, the arrival of Pancake Day could have broken that for you...
We caught one of our directors for a quick chat, watch the video...
On this year’s World Cancer Day (February 4) the campaign message is for us all, as individuals, to focus on what we can do to reduce the impact of cancer on our lives and those of our loved ones.
Around 45 million people have taken part in the Alcohol Change UK’s Dry January, kicking booze to the curb in a bid to boost well-being, save money and even raise cash for charity
With the continuing uncertainty around the outcome of Brexit and the possible threat of a hard Brexit, we felt it would be timely to let our customers know some of the measures we are taking...
They say entrepreneurs are born, not made – and when it comes to our company directors that adage certainly rings true.
As 2018 draws to a close, it’s a time for reflection on the year just gone. It’s been an eventful one for
On Monday 17th December, we had a company meeting at The Casa Hotel where we raised new ideas and spoke about the past year and how it's effected us Denka!
Imagine a stereotypical credit control executive and you might picture a rather stern individual that nobody ever wants to hear from – but that couldn’t be further from the truth when it comes to our very own Richard South
Denka has developed an outstanding reputation for supporting dentists and their teams. The family-run dental supplier offering a tailored service backed by years of experience in the sector. As Denka stocks over
There were 45,077 extractions of multiple teeth in under 18s in England over the last year. Local Government Association figures also show the cost for extractions to the NHS in 2017/18 was £38.9 million.
One of the best things about working in the dental sector is getting to know our customers and experiencing their passion and commitment to first class dental care.
Excellent customer service is intrinsic to Denka’s mission of making life easier for our customers working in the busy dental sector.
The BDA is alerting Dentists of the new UK law on the change of use of dental amalgam
The Town Hall Foundation is the charitable department of Town Hall Dental and is our way of giving back to the community
Dentistry is all about the oral, but how much thought do you give to the verbal aspect of dentistry – the communication?
Tasked with keeping the digital side of our business in tip-top condition is the very lovely Victoria Ward, who manages our website and...
Have you ever thought about the fact that what you eat, could make a difference in how you eat? In other words, do you realize how important your diet is to your overall dental health? And while you may be aware of some of the foods that aren’t so great for your teeth, do you know which foods are?
November is Mouth Cancer Action Month – an important initiative aimed at raising awareness of the disease among dentists as well as the general population.
Starting a business takes courage, determination, and self-belief. These qualities are ones that our directors have displayed in abundance...
Check out the video of Terry Ashmore!
As one of the most used pieces of equipment in any dental surgery, reliable, high-performing handpieces are essential to the smooth running of your business. Choose the right one, and you’ll have a trusty tool that makes you a better dentist while improving outcomes for your patient – but choose the wrong one and ...
With expertise amassed over more than two decades, Sue’s insight into the dental sector is second to none and she’s adept at keeping her eye on all areas of Denka’s operations to make sure things are running smoothly – in short, we would be lost without her! We chatted to Sue to find out more…
’ In this regular blog feature we’ll be taking the time to give something back – showcasing the incredible passion and commitment of dental professionals across the UK with whom we are so proud to do business.
Sheryl has been with the company for an amazing 13 years, so what she doesn’t know about the dental industry isn’t worth knowing – we caught up with her for a quick chat…
We were delighted to have a chat with Emma Wilson, who has been with the company for over seven years, but still gets a buzz out of introducing customers to the Denka difference!
As dentists, we know that you’re all about helping people to feel happy and confident about their smile. That’s why it’s wonderful that today
Dentists face many day-to-day challenges, with making sure patients are well looked after at the top of their list of priorities. Profitability is also a key consideration for dentists...
According to the latest statistics, children in England have already consumed more than twice their recommended sugar intake for this year...
Patient compliance is crucial to the implant maintenance process in order to prevent peri-implantitis from developing or recurring in individuals who have already been treated for the disease. The need to educate patients on the detrimental effect of dental plaque on implants cannot be underestimated.
A little bit of information about the services that DENKA offers. Not only are they services we offer as a standard, these are things we feel that you and any other dental practice would benefit from.
There’s little doubt that dentists today are busier than ever and dental practices often find themselves operating at a frantic pace. So what’s causing this change?
High quality interdental brushes using only the highest specification materials. Great range of rainbow colours and extra fine size available.
Available vented and non vented and in a range of beautiful colours.
Introducing our exclusive Ultra range of consumable items - products that stand out from the crowd in terms of usability and effectiveness.