Oral health

Oral Health Foundation appoints new president Mhari Coxon

Mhari has worked in dentistry from 1992-2010, with a portfolio of career progression across dental practices, associations, faculties, and hospital environments.

The One Show talks NHS dentistry

BBC's The One Show recently turned its attention to dentistry, placing the current NHS dental crisis in the prime-time spotlight.

MP for Bury St Edmunds proposes a reduction in dental visits

Jo Churchill, MP for Bury St Edmunds, was recently asked about dental care in Suffolk by Suffolk News.

NHS dentistry and oral health update: dentistry and antimicrobial resistance (AMR)

Sara Hurley, chief dental officer England, and Professor Dame Sally Davies, UK special envoy on antimicrobial resistance, recently provided an NHS dentistry and oral health update with a focus on...

‘Toothless’ campaign says people are resorting to “Dickensian” pain relief

Recently, Mark Jones, founder and spokesperson for the new group, appeared on BBC Radio Oxford, sharing stories of people going to extreme lengths to relieve their dental pain, all because they can't...

Act natural

Tom Alcraft considers the benefit of organic products.

“Oral cancer screenings are essential”

John Sanders, from Plymouth, is encouraging others to check for signs of mouth cancer, after a routine dental check-up with the University of Plymouth’s Peninsula Dental School during lockdown...

Oral care at home – is change needed?

A look at the evidence-based practices for at-home oral care in pursuit of improved outcomes.

Dental and medical organisations join forces to say “antibiotics do not cure toothache!”

National dental and medical organisations have come together again to support the World Health Organisation’s Antimicrobial Awareness Week, which runs from 18-24 November.

MP responds to dental delays in Hampshire: it “simply cannot go on”

Over the last few months, we have been sharing stories of how people are struggling to gain access to NHS dentistry, and in some cases are resorting to pulling their own teeth out.

Improving the understanding between obesity and gum disease

A recent study published in the Journal of Dental Research by the University of Buffalo has revealed that chronic inflammation caused by obesity may trigger the development of cells that break down...

NHS dentistry and oral health update: patients with mental illness

Sara Hurley, chief dental officer England, and Professor Tim Kendall, NHS national clinical director for mental health and consultant psychiatrist, recently shared a new NHS dentistry and oral health...