New President of the Oral Health Foundation officially appointed on 6th December

Dental Hygienist Mhari Coxon is looking forward to her tenure over the next 2 years. She proudly takes over from Raisin Awareness Advisory Board member Ben Atkins who remains a trustee at the Oral Health Foundation. Mhari says: “In the past two years, the way in which we view our health has changed drastically, yet […]

Latest Government Oral Health Advice published September 2021

The latest evidence-based oral health guidance from Public Health England was published on 21st September 2021. The guidance is the result of a comprehensive review of published research evidence on prevention and draws on a UK wide collaboration of over 100 well respected experts including frontline dental teams and patient representatives. Designed for use by […]

Free to download Toothbrushing app BrushDJ

What is Brush DJ? Brush DJ is an award-winning, free toothbrush timer app that plays 2 minutes of music taken from the user’s device to encourage brushing for an effective length of time. The app also allows users to set reminders to brush twice a day, clean between the teeth and when next to see […]

Fabulous, fun Kids Videos from BSPD (British Society of Paediatric Dentistry)

We really love these videos for getting the message across to even the youngest audience members. Hey Duggee toothbrushing song Dr Ranj-Dental check by 1 CBeebies My First Dentist visit How to care for teeth (Age 0-3) How to care for teeth (Age 3-6) How to care for teeth (Age 7+) Looking after children’s teeth […]

Jo’s Raisin Awareness campaign builds strength

In this British Dental Journal Team Dental Nurse Special edition, Jo describes how the campaign has picked up momentum and gained wide support.  Detailing some exciting project news, as well as explaining how all DCPs (Dental Care Professionals) can play a role in their community beyond the dental surgery and encouraging others to use their […]

Dental nurse Jo launches video challenge to celebrate National Smile Month

To celebrate this year’s National Smile Month, Jo Dawson, the dental nurse behind the Raisin Awareness oral health campaign, has launched a social media video challenge called Raise A Smile (#RaiseASmile). Raise A Smile is designed to be a fun, funny, interactive way to spread the message about the importance of a healthy diet for […]

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