November is Mouth Cancer Action Month

Taking place throughout November, thousands of amazing people go out into their communities to raise awareness of mouth cancer and to share the important message of being mouthaware. Are you mouthaware? A 45 second check could save your life. Click here for more details and resources.

Sugar Awareness Week 2022

Each year Action on Sugar organise a national Sugar Awareness Week to help raise awareness of the damaging effect of too much sugar in our diet.  This year it’s running from 14th-20th November and is focussing on Breakfast. The annual campaign is their chance to talk directly to the general public, celebrate the success of […]

NHS Dental Access Crisis

The BBC has revealed the full extent of NHS dentistry shortage by it’s far-reaching research Nine in 10 NHS dental practices across the UK are not accepting new adult patients for treatment under the health service, a BBC investigation has found. In a third of the UK’s more than 200 council areas, they found no […]

Landmark global strategy on oral health adopted at World Health Assembly 75

A year on from the historic World Health Assembly resolution on Oral Health in May 2021, the first concrete step towards the full implementation has taken place. The resolution recognised the global burden of oral diseases and their associations with other conditions, urging Member States to address shared risk factors, enhance the professional capacity of […]

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 […]