A DENTAL group in Bolton has shone bright at an industry awards gathering in London.

Swift Dental Group walked away with the best dental laboratory prize at the FMC's Laboratory Awards.

The distinction will sit alongside previous wins, including best implant laboratory, best digital laboratory, best team and a past best dental lab award.

Roy McGillivray, Managing Director, said: "What a fantastic achievement for the whole team to win Best Dental Lab.

"This iconic award reflects all of the team's continued hard work, support and dedication, as well as our position in the marketplace.

"(I would also like to give a) big thanks goes out to all our clinicians and businesses for their custom and support."

The group, based in Smith's Road, was established in 1984 by Mr McGillivray and Mark Stevenson and has more than 300 team members nationwide.