Oral health

The jigsaw of care essential to tackle dental neglect

Dentistry is part of a jigsaw of care which is essential to identify and support children at risk of dental neglect and possibly wider neglect, says Claire Stevens, spokesperson for the British...

Campaigners call for support as Mouth Cancer Action Month 2018 officially launches at the House of Commons

The Oral Health Foundation was joined by a room full of campaigners and supporters last week, as the charity launched this year’s Mouth Cancer Action Month at the House of Commons.

Health check success for Boundaries for Life and Simplyhealth Professionals

Boundaries for Life and sponsors, Simplyhealth Professionals, are celebrating their most successful season of health checks this summer, helped by the introduction of new diagnostic software.

Study highlights important direction for DCby1

A study undertaken at the University of Liverpool, and presented at September’s BSPD conference in Dundee, provided valuable insight into the Society’s Dental Check by One campaign.

Top dentists call for positive action on school meals

The lunchtime menu in Scottish schools should be improved to reduce excess sugar and ensure children and young people eat more fruit and vegetables, according to the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the...

Don't put your oral health at risk, wear a mouthguard

The Oral Health Foundation is encouraging regular use of mouthguards in contact sports, following a widescale review into the health of athletes.

Action on oral health for those experiencing homelessness

Many dental practitioners wonder how to use their dental skills to get involved with providing care for people experiencing homelessness and want to know how to set up their own homelessness inclusion...

Partners in prevention - Oral-B and the BSDHT partner up for First Smiles programme

Oral-B is working with the British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy (BSDHT) to support their First Smiles programme.

Office of Chief Dental Officer launches initiative to promote dental checks for young children

In support of the BSPD’s #DCby1 (Dental Check by One) Campaign, dentists are being encouraged to remind parents that NHS dental checks for children are free in England, with the recommendation bring...

Oral health – where do we go from here?

On March 15, Johnson & Johnson hosted the OH! Panel at the British Dental Association in London.