Posts Tagged ‘National Smile Month’

New survey reveals the weird ways Brits use their teeth

New survey reveals the weird ways Brits use their teeth

A new survey, which was carried out to coincide with National Smile Month, has revealed the weird ways British people use their teeth. While most of us use our teeth solely to eat, many are guilty of employing their gnashers for alternative purposes, some of which pose a risk of injury and dental damage. The […]


Leading UK dental charity urges us to be more confident, as survey suggests a third of adults don’t like their smile

Leading UK dental charity urges us to be more confident, as survey suggests a third of adults don’t like their smile

The Oral Health Foundation is urging people to be more confident about their smiles, after a nationwide poll revealed that almost a third of adults aren’t happy with the look of their smile. The survey, which was published to coincide with the launch of National Smile Month in May, suggested that more than half of […]


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 […]


Mossley dental centre to host open day and special events to celebrate National Smile Month

Mossley dental centre to host open day and special events to celebrate National Smile Month

A dental centre in Mossley is preparing to celebrate National Smile Month by hosting an open day and running fun activities for children. MIDHS Dental Care is offering visitors the chance to meet the team and tour the practice on June 6th and the clinic will also be hosting fun, dental-themed activities for children, including […]


Rugby dental practice hosts family fun day to celebrate National Smile Month

Rugby dental practice hosts family fun day to celebrate National Smile Month

Children in Rugby were invited to a family fun day at Binley Woods Dentistry last weekend (Friday 2nd June) to celebrate National Smile Month, the UK’s biggest oral health campaign. The team at Binley Woods Dentistry put together a fantastic day to educate people about oral hygiene and healthy eating in a bid to reduce […]


67% of Brits feel anxious about a trip to the dentist, National Smile Month survey reveals

67% of Brits feel anxious about a trip to the dentist, National Smile Month survey reveals

Sixty-seven percent of Brits feel anxious about going to the dentist, a new survey commissioned for National Smile Month reveals. A poll conducted by the Oral Health Foundation for the annual campaign, which runs from the 15th May to the 15th June, also suggested that 33 percent of people are worried about discomfort, while 26 […]


Bedford dental practice to host free event as part of National Smile Month

Bedford dental practice to host free event as part of National Smile Month

The owner of a dental practice in Bedford has announced details of a free event, which will be held to celebrate National Smile Month. Dr Minesh Patel, from Chrysalis Dental Practice, has invited local people to attend a free dental event on the 10th June as part of an effort to support National Smile Month. […]


Dental Nurses Hand Out Free Fruit in Petersfield

Dental Nurses Hand Out Free Fruit in Petersfield

Dental nurses from Petersfield treated communters to free fruit in a bid to encourage them to see their dentist on a regular basis. Nurses Lisa Jones and Lizzy Rogers from Sixty Six Dental donned apple costumes and handed out fruit to passers-by to celebrate National Smile Month. Lisa and Lizzy were trying to spread the […]


Children’s Dental Health is Improving in Barnsley

Children’s Dental Health is Improving in Barnsley

New figures show that standards of oral health among Barnsley’s children are improving. Statistics from Public Health England show a marked improvement in the oral health of 5 year olds in the borough. Although the rate of decay is higher than the national average, the proportion of children suffering from decay has fallen in the […]


Darlington Youngsters get a Visit from the Dentist

Darlington Youngsters get a Visit from the Dentist

Youngsters in Darlington were treated to a visit from the dentist last week as part of National Smile Month. Tots from Borough Road Nursery School learned all about how to brush their teeth and make healthy food choices thanks to a visit from local dentist Helen Holguin. Helen, from Victoria Dental Practice, took along some […]