Oral health

BSPD award for ‘inspirational’ dentist building a brighter future for children

The inspirational winner of BSPD’s 2020 Outstanding Innovation Award is Community Dental Officer Linzi Maybin for her Happy Teeth project. Based in Yorkshire and Humber, Happy Teeth is geared to...

UK dentistry’s top 10 dental Instagram stars go live in NHS fundraiser

UK dentistry’s biggest Instagram influencers are going live to share the secrets of their success in an online NHS fundraiser.

The challenges dentists face in the changing oral health landscape

Ben Atkins will be addressing the issues facing dentistry caused by the coronavirus crisis in an upcoming free webinar.

Avoid dangerous play to protect kids' teeth, parents told

Parents are being urged by a dentist to stop their children playing dangerous games during lockdown in order to avoid a dental emergency.  

Lack of urgent dental care hubs leaves patients at risk

A London dentist has warned that patients may turn to DIY dentistry amid the COVID-19 crisis.

National Smile Month to go digital only this year

The annual National Smile Month initiative is to go ahead this year – but will be online only.

LISTERINE Total Care – the science behind its success

Adding LISTERINE Total Care to your patients’ daily prevention routine finishes the job started by mechanical cleaning.  

Pärla Toothpaste Tabs offer an ethical, plastic-free solution to conventional toothpaste

The dehydrated tabs come in a reusable glass jar, and they are simply chewed for five seconds and then used for brushing as normal with a wet toothbrush.

Validation for the Starting Well campaign and DCby1

The North-South divide is turned on its head when it comes to children’s dentistry and access to an NHS dentist.

Save A Smile with the Oral Health Foundation this Christmas

As part of the festive season, the Oral Health Foundation is calling on you to help ‘Save A Smile’ this Christmas.

Experts call for more active prevention of tooth decay for children’s teeth

A dentist’s drill might not be the best way to tackle tooth decay in children’s teeth, a new study has concluded.

The Missing Piece: BDA sets out 2019 manifesto for oral health

The British Dental Association (BDA) has called on all parties to stop treating oral health as the missing piece in health policy, as it launches its 2019 manifesto.

The festive drinks with sugar equivalent to 20 biscuits

{my}dentist, the UK’s largest network of dental practices, has revealed the top five festive drinks from national coffee chains that are worst for your teeth.

Charity launches national mouth cancer campaign by urging everybody to be mouthaware

The Oral Health Foundation was joined by a room full of campaigners and supporters on Tuesday at the Houses of Parliament, as the charity launched this year’s Mouth Cancer Action Month.

Soft drinks found to be the crucial link between obesity and tooth wear

A new study published today in the journal Clinical Oral Investigations, has found that sugar-sweetened acidic drinks, such as soft drinks, is the common factor between obesity and tooth wear among...