The Dentists on ITV - TONIGHT!
Staff and patients from the Dental
Hospital are the subject of a new observational documentary, due to
air on ITV at 9pm tonight.
Programme-makers spent eight weeks
at the Hospital, one of the leading clinical dental facilities in
the UK, filming operations and following both routine and more
The film will follow patients being
treated, including those undergoing cutting-edge dental and facial
reconstructions. It will also highlight the problem of children and
adults needing numerous teeth extracted. Downton Abbey's Hugh
Bonneville will narrate.
Dr Mike Pemberton, Clinical Head of
Division at the Dental Hospital, said: "I welcome the opportunity
this programme allows, to showcase the care, dedication and
professionalism delivered by the staff working in the Dental
Hospital. The programme highlights the varied nature of the dentistry we undertake and will help
the public to understand our work better."
Professor Paul Coulthard, Head of
the School of Dentistry at The University of Manchester, said:
"'The Dentists' provides insight into the range of dental care
offered by the University Dental Hospital of Manchester. This
innovative care is developed from world-class research produced in
partnership with the School of Dentistry that is at the forefront
of changing practice around the world."