Posts Tagged ‘Oral Health Foundation’

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 […]


Study suggests 10% of children can’t brush their teeth by the time they leave primary school

Study suggests 10% of children can’t brush their teeth by the time they leave primary school

A shocking study has suggested that 10% of children cannot brush their own teeth by the time they leave primary school. Research conducted by Tic Watches found that 1 in 10 kids are unable to clean their teeth without help when they leave primary school. The company surveyed 500 parents with some rather alarming results. […]


Grantham dental team works up a sweat with charity step-a-thon

Grantham dental team works up a sweat with charity step-a-thon

A dental team from Grantham worked up a sweat for a good cause recently. Members of staff from Maltings Dental Surgery took part in a step-a-thon to raise money for the Mouth Cancer Foundation and to raise awareness of a type of cancer that is becoming increasingly prevalent in the UK. The team of 28 […]


Community health team takes to the streets to raise awareness of mouth cancer in St Helens

Community health team takes to the streets to raise awareness of mouth cancer in St Helens

A community-based health team has been out and about on the streets of St Helens this month to raise awareness of mouth cancer. Throughout November, which is Mouth Cancer Action Month, the St Helens Wellbeing Service has organised and taken part in activities and events to support the annual campaign. The team has already attended […]


Fishguard dental team throws support behind Mouth Cancer Action Month

Fishguard dental team throws support behind Mouth Cancer Action Month

A dental team from Fishguard has thrown its support behind Mouth Cancer Action Month to raise awareness of oral cancer in November.  Dentists, dental nurses and reception staff at Vergam Dental Practice have been wearing blue t-shirts to support the annual initiative to educate patients about mouth cancer. Every year, more than 8,000 new cases […]


Sussex residents invited to free mouth cancer screening session in Burgess Hill

Sussex residents invited to free mouth cancer screening session in Burgess Hill

Residents in Sussex are invited to attend a free mouth cancer screening session in Burgess Hill on Monday 18th November.  To support Mouth Cancer Action Month, Gateway Dental will be offering free mouth cancer checks throughout the day. A spokesperson for the Station Road clinic said that it was very important to the team to […]


Scottish tap water receives stamp of approval from the Oral Health Foundation

Scottish tap water receives stamp of approval from the Oral Health Foundation

Scotland has become the first nation in the world to have its tap water recognised for its ability to promote healthy smiles. Scottish tap water has been given the seal of approval by the Oral Health Foundation after Scottish Water submitted evidence, which supported a link between tap water and healthier teeth. The news was […]


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 […]