Posts Tagged ‘oral cancer screening’

Patients urged to take advantage of free oral cancer checks in Binley Woods

Patients urged to take advantage of free oral cancer checks in Binley Woods

Patients in Binley Woods are being encouraged to take advantage of free oral cancer checks in November to support Mouth Cancer Action Month.  Binley Woods Dentistry will be offering free check-ups during the weeks ahead to raise awareness of mouth cancer and encourage as many people as possible to get checked out. Oral cancer screening […]


Warrington Hospital invites patients to attend free mouth cancer screening

Warrington Hospital invites patients to attend free mouth cancer screening

Warrington Hospital is offering free mouth cancer screening this month to support Mouth Cancer Action Month.  A campaign run by the Oral Health Foundation and the Mouth Cancer Foundation, the annual initiative aims to educate people about the causes and symptoms of mouth cancer and promote screening and regular dental checks.  Hospital practitioner, Stephen Porter, […]


Oxfordshire fire service promotes screening event, as new mouth cancer figures set alarm bells ringing

Oxfordshire fire service promotes screening event, as new mouth cancer figures set alarm bells ringing

Oxfordshire County Council’s Fire and Rescue Service is promoting a free mouth cancer screening event at the service headquarters to encourage people to get checked out. The headquarters in Kidlington will serve as a base for free screening on Wednesday 7th November, with appointments available between 9.30am and 4pm. The screening session has been organised […]


Woodford House Dental Practice Offers Free Oral Cancer Screenings

Woodford House Dental Practice Offers Free Oral Cancer Screenings

The team from Woodford House Dental Practice in Woodford Green is offering free oral cancer checks this month as part of Mouth Cancer Awareness Month. Dr Anuj Desai is keen to get people talking about mouth cancer, a form of cancer he believes is overlooked. The number of people affected by oral cancer has almost […]


Leading London Dentist Issues Warning Over Missed Check-Ups

Leading London Dentist Issues Warning Over Missed Check-Ups

A leading London dentist has issued a warning over missed check-ups. Lack of time, fear of the dentist and forgetfulness are commonly cited reasons for missing routine appointments. Many people many assume that they don’t need to see a dentist if they don’t have any dental pain and their gums are fine, but Dr James […]


Bedford Dental Team Urges Patients to Attend Regular Check-Ups Following Rise in Oral Cancer Cases

Bedford Dental Team Urges Patients to Attend Regular Check-Ups Following Rise in Oral Cancer Cases

A dental team from Bedford is encouraging patients to keep up to date with routine dental checks following a significant rise in oral cancer cases. The team from mydentist in Bedford is urging patients who haven’t seen their dentist in a while to get in touch and book an appointment. Statistics from Cancer Research UK […]


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 […]


Worcestershire Community Dental Team Carries Out More Than 130 Mouth Cancer Checks in November

Worcestershire Community Dental Team Carries Out More Than 130 Mouth Cancer Checks in November

The community dental service from Worcestershire Health and Care Trust completed 136 mouth cancer checks in November. The team visited community hospitals all over the county during the month as part of Mouth Cancer Awareness Month. Members of the team travelled to local hospitals to offer mouth cancer screening and provide patients with information about […]


Oral Cancer Screening Programme Makes A Difference In Ireland

Oral Cancer Screening Programme Makes A Difference In Ireland

Twenty two cases of oral cancer have been diagnosed in Ireland as a result of an oral cancer screening programme, which was introduced in 2010 to raise awareness of the disease and enable people to access free screening tests. Since the initiative was introduced four years ago, around 20,000 people have been screened. Eleanor O’Sullivan, […]


Tamworth Dental Practice Welcomes Patients For Free Oral Cancer Checks

Tamworth Dental Practice Welcomes Patients For Free Oral Cancer Checks

A dental practice in Tamworth opened its doors to patients last Saturday to provide free oral cancer screening. Stonydelph Dental Practice hosted the free screening session between 10am and midday on Saturday 9th November as part of Mouth Cancer Action Month, which will run during November. The latest figures suggest that more than 6,000 people are […]