Posts Tagged ‘Oral Health’

The Oral Health Foundation urges dental professionals to get involved in National Smile Month 2019

The Oral Health Foundation urges dental professionals to get involved in National Smile Month 2019

The Oral Health Foundation is encouraging dental professionals all over the country to get involved in National Smile Month 2019. The charity’s annual event will take place between the 13th May and the 13th June. This year, the Oral Health Foundation is hoping that the campaign will reach up to 50 million people. The aim […]


Welwyn dental clinic to host free workshop for parents and children

Welwyn dental clinic to host free workshop for parents and children

A dental clinic in Welwyn Garden City is set to host a free educational workshop for parents and children on Saturday 16th March. The Centre for Dentistry will be running informative sessions at 12pm. These sessions are designed for both children and adults, and they are focused on preventative care and measures that are designed […]


Brave dentist to battle the soaring heat of the Sahara Desert to raise money for the Mouth Cancer Foundation

Brave dentist to battle the soaring heat of the Sahara Desert to raise money for the Mouth Cancer Foundation

A brave dentist from Bracknell is preparing to battle the soaring heat of the Sahara Desert to raise money for the Mouth Cancer Foundation. Bob To, from Blueberry Dental Surgery, will compete in the famous Marathon des Sables to support the cause. One of the most gruelling endurance battles in the world, the Marathon des […]


The Oral Health Foundation urges the public to be more vigilant, as study highlights lack of mouth cancer awareness

The Oral Health Foundation urges the public to be more vigilant, as study highlights lack of mouth cancer awareness

The Oral Health Foundation has urged the public to be more mouth aware, as a study highlights a widespread lack of awareness of the causes and symptoms of mouth cancer. A survey conducted by the charity found that a third of people are unaware that smoking causes oral cancer, with 57% unaware of the link […]


Dental professionals slam Netflix documentary linking root canal treatment to cancer

Dental professionals slam Netflix documentary linking root canal treatment to cancer

Dental professionals have urged streaming platforms to remove a documentary, which links root canal treatment to an increased risk of cancer. Dentists, researchers and specialist endodontists have slammed the makers of ‘Root Cause’ and accused streaming services of spreading inaccurate, potentially harmful messages. The film, which was made by Australian Frazer Bailey, documents the film-maker’s […]


Leeds-based health expert calls for London’s junk food advertising ban to be rolled out nationwide

Leeds-based health expert calls for London’s junk food advertising ban to be rolled out nationwide

Dr Stuart Flint, a health expert from Leeds Beckett University, has called for a junk food ban, which was recently introduced in London, to be rolled out across the country. Recently, a ban on advertising was enforced on transport systems run by TFL, meaning that stations and buses, tubes, and trains cannot display adverts for […]


Melbourne dentist shares affordable hacks for better oral health

Melbourne dentist shares affordable hacks for better oral health

As studies show that a third of Australian adults suffer from untreated decay, a Melbourne dentist has shared some affordable hacks to boost oral health. Dr Giuliana D’Anna, the founder of Victoria-based clinic, iDental, claims that there are several simple, inexpensive ways you can protect your smile and reduce the risk of developing cavities and […]


The Oral Health Foundation’s Dental Helpline takes its 400,000th call

The Oral Health Foundation’s Dental Helpline takes its 400,000th call

The Oral Health Foundation’s Dental Helpline has taken its 400,000th call. The helpline, which has been up and running for two decades, has helped thousands of patients who were unsure of where to turn to for dental advice and information. Dr Nigel Carter OBE, chief executive of the Oral Health Foundation, said that the helpline […]


Over 40% of Bolton children start school with tooth decay

Over 40% of Bolton children start school with tooth decay

New research has revealed that 41% of children in Bolton start school with tooth decay. This figure is significantly higher than the national average of 25 percent. Bolton is one of four priority areas in the Great Manchester region that has been flagged by NHS England. As a result, children in Bolton are set to […]


New study links poor oral health to elevated risk of erectile dysfunction

New study links poor oral health to elevated risk of erectile dysfunction

A new study has revealed that poor oral health can elevate the risk of erectile dysfunction in men. Scientists at Jinan University, China, analysed data from five studies, which involved more than 200,000 men. They found that men who have poor oral health are nearly three times more likely to experience erectile dysfunction than men […]