Archive for the ‘Oral health’ Category

How a Regular Dental Check-Up Could Save Your Life

How a Regular Dental Check-Up Could Save Your Life

Most of the time we go to the dentist to check our teeth are in good condition or sort out a troublesome toothache, but a trip to the dentist could provide you with so much more than a sparkling smile and healthy gums. With regards to spotting early signs of oral cancer, a routine dental […]


Irwin Mitchell Supports Bite Back at Cancer Campaign

Irwin Mitchell Supports Bite Back at Cancer Campaign

Legal firm Irwin Mitchell is doing its bit for Mouth Cancer Action Month by supporting the Bite Back at Cancer campaign, which is run by the Mouth Cancer Foundation in conjunction with the British Dental Health Foundation. To show their support, representatives from the legal firm took part in the Hyde Park 10k walk for […]


Hatfield Dental Clinic Encourages Locals to Get Tested for Oral Cancer this November

Hatfield Dental Clinic Encourages Locals to Get Tested for Oral Cancer this November

A Hatfield dental clinic is appealing to local residents to get tested for oral cancer this November in support of Mouth Cancer Action Month. Birchwood Dental Practice will be offering free mouth cancer screening this month as part of the British Dental Health Foundation’s annual Mouth Cancer Action Month campaign. Principal dentist Dipak Patal said […]


British Dental Health Foundation Launched 2015 Mouth Cancer Action Month Campaign

British Dental Health Foundation Launched 2015 Mouth Cancer Action Month Campaign

The British Dental Health Foundation has officially launched this year’s Mouth Cancer Action Month. The national campaign will run throughout the month of November and practices all over the UK will be taking part in fundraising activities and hosting free screening sessions to get people talking about mouth cancer, encourage people to be aware of […]


Brooklands Dental Clinic Promotes Mouth Cancer Campaign with Free Oral Cancer Checks

Brooklands Dental Clinic Promotes Mouth Cancer Campaign with Free Oral Cancer Checks

A dental clinic in Brooklands, Manchester, is promoting Mouth Cancer Action Month by offering free oral cancer screening in November. The team at Maple Road Dental Practice will be providing oral cancer checks free of charge in November to support the annual Mouth Cancer Action Month campaign. Dentists and nurses will also be sporting blue […]


Oakham Dental Practice to Offer Free Mouth Cancer Checks in November

Oakham Dental Practice to Offer Free Mouth Cancer Checks in November

A dental practice in Oakham is supporting this year’s Mouth Cancer Action Month campaign by offering free mouth cancer checks in November. West Road Dental Practice will be offering free oral cancer screening throughout the month of November to raise awareness of this deadly form of cancer and encourage as many people as possible to […]


5 Oral Health Benefits You’ll Notice When You Quit Smoking

5 Oral Health Benefits You’ll Notice When You Quit Smoking

Smoking carries major health risks and these are not just limited to the organs in your body. As well as increasing your risk of lung cancer, heart disease and respiratory problems, smoking also poses a risk for your oral health. If you’ve decided to quit as part of the Stoptober challenge, here are just 5 […]


Go Sober for October and Improve Your Smile

Go Sober for October and Improve Your Smile

There are numerous risks associated with drinking alcohol and the implications of drinking heavily over prolonged periods of time can be severe. This October, why not go sober and see how giving up could benefit your health? Cutting down on alcohol won’t just save money and give your health a boost, it can also make […]


Preparations Underway for 2015’s Mouth Cancer Action Month

Preparations Underway for 2015’s Mouth Cancer Action Month

Preparations are underway for the launch of this year’s Mouth Cancer Action Month campaign, which will take place in November. The British Dental Health Foundation is responsible for organising and running the campaign each year. Chief Executive Dr Nigel Carter OBE is encouraging dental professionals to get involved with this year’s campaign and do their bit to raise […]


Dental Nurse Admits 20 Charges of Poor Hygiene

Dental Nurse Admits 20 Charges of Poor Hygiene

A dental nurse from Daybrook, Nottinghamshire, has admitted 20 charges relating to poor hygiene. The offences in question took place when she was working with a dentist who caused the ‘biggest recall in NHS history’. Sally Hague worked alongside Desmond D’Mello, a dentist who allegedly reused gloves between patients and failed to decontaminate dental instruments. Ms Hague’s […]