Posts Tagged ‘Oral Health Foundation’

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 […]


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, […]


Mouth cancer diagnoses reach record high

Mouth cancer diagnoses reach record high

The number of patients being diagnosed with mouth cancer has reached a record high after a tenth annual successive rise in cases.  Following the release of new figures, which show that the number of people affected has risen for the tenth year in a row, the Oral Health Foundation has described the situation as an […]


Oral Health Foundation promotes drinking water, as new study showcases the perils of pop

Oral Health Foundation promotes drinking water, as new study showcases the perils of pop

The Oral Health Foundation is encouraging people to drink water, as a new study highlights the perils of fizzy pop. New research has linked the consumption of fizzy drinks to an elevated risk of premature death, with those who drink two servings of pop per day facing a higher risk of heart disease, strokes and […]


New poll suggests British adults support pudding tax

New poll suggests British adults support pudding tax

A new poll carried out by the Oral Health Foundation suggests that British adults would support a ‘pudding tax.’  A recent survey revealed that 54% of Brits would back a pudding tax, which would increase the price of desserts and other sweet foods, including biscuits and confectionary. Support was particularly strong amongst young people, with […]


New study links work-related stress to unhealthy eating habits

New study links work-related stress to unhealthy eating habits

A new study suggests that stressed out workers in the UK are reaching for sugary treats. Research conducted by the Oral Health Foundation found that more than a quarter of British adults binge on unhealthy foods when they feel stressed. Office workers are most likely to cave in and opt for a sugary delight, with […]