Posts Tagged ‘Oral Health Foundation’

The Oral Health Foundation crowns 97-year-old Mary Lock as the second winner of the Nominate A Smile competition

The Oral Health Foundation crowns 97-year-old Mary Lock as the second winner of the Nominate A Smile competition

The Oral Health Foundation has crowned 97-year-old Mary Lock as the second winner of its Nominate a Smile competition. The initiative was set up as part of this year’s National Smile Month campaign.  Mary was nominated for the award by her dentist, Dr Ravinder Kalirai, from Grey Gables Dental Practice in Bilton. Dr Kalirai described […]


Millennials splash out on dental treatment, survey reveals

Millennials splash out on dental treatment, survey reveals

Millennials are spending three times as much as the average UK adult on dental care, a survey has revealed. Research carried out by the Oral Health Foundation found that members of this age bracket spend around £750 per year on dental care. This figure is four-times as much as their parents and eight-times as much […]


Most adults in the UK would back plans to expand the sugar tax

Most adults in the UK would back plans to expand the sugar tax

A recent survey conducted by the Oral Health Foundation has revealed that most adults in the UK would back plans to expand the current sugar tax. A poll that was carried out as part of this year’s National Smile Month campaign found that 61% of people would support extending the sugar levy to cover additional […]


New survey reveals 1 in 8 children have nightmares about their teeth

New survey reveals 1 in 8 children have nightmares about their teeth

A new survey conducted by the Oral Health Foundation has revealed that 1 in 8 children have nightmares about their teeth. The poll, which involved 1,500 parents in the UK, suggests that children are up to ten times more likely to have nightmares about their dental health than adults. Bad dreams are particularly common among […]


Brighton dental hygienist launches new campaign to promote good dental health

Brighton dental hygienist launches new campaign to promote good dental health

A dental hygienist from Brighton is calling upon fellow professionals to support a new campaign, which is designed to encourage members of the public to understand the importance of good oral health and the value of having access to dental services. Christina Chatfield, from the Dental Health Spa, has set up the Save Our Smiles […]


A third of adults are snacking more during lockdown, survey reveals

A third of adults are snacking more during lockdown, survey reveals

A new survey has suggested that a third of adults are snacking more than normal during lockdown. Research carried out by the Oral Health Foundation found that families and young adults were most likely to graze. Around 70% of families with children have increased the amount they eat, while 61% of under 35’s are snacking […]


The Oral Health Foundation confirms National Smile Month campaign will go ahead as planned

The Oral Health Foundation confirms National Smile Month campaign will go ahead as planned

The Oral Health foundation has confirmed that its annual National Smile Month campaign will go ahead in May as planned. In an open letter, chief executive of the charity, Dr Nigel Carter OBE, said that times were tough, but that it felt right to celebrate National Smile Month and bring people together, despite the country […]


Dental organisations launch new ‘Safe Brace’ campaign

Dental organisations launch new ‘Safe Brace’ campaign

The Oral Health Foundation and the British Orthodontic Society (BOS) have joined forces to launch a new campaign aimed at protecting patients who are interested in orthodontic treatment. Safe Brace is a campaign designed to encourage patients who are looking into tooth straightening treatment to see registered, qualified, experienced dentists. The move comes after the […]


US dentists urge parents to book dental appointments in National Children’s Dental Health Month

US dentists urge parents to book dental appointments in National Children’s Dental Health Month

Dentists in the US are urging parents to make appointments for their children to mark National Children’s Dental Health Month. The annual campaign, which is celebrated by dental professionals all over the country, is designed to raise awareness of the importance of good oral health and encourage parents to ensure their children see a dentist […]


Dental students launch new pop-up shop in Lanarkshire

Dental students launch new pop-up shop in Lanarkshire

Dental students from New College Lanarkshire have launched an exciting new pop-up shop. The store, which is located on Kildonan Street at the Coatbridge Campus, will be open on the first Monday of every month. The aim of the enterprise is to enable students, staff and local residents to benefit from high-quality dental products at […]