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 […]

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

We are deeply saddened and send sympathy to everyone touched by the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Our nation, and indeed the world, could not have been blessed with a more dutiful servant and her integrity and work ethic were an example to all. She had so many inspirational qualities and her beaming […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]