15 February 2018

National Smile Month 2018 is set to put a smile on your face

Leading charity, the Oral Health Foundation, is delighted to announce the return of National Smile Month for 2018, with the campaign promising to bring with it a summer time of smiles. – read more

8 January 2018

Poor oral health increases risks of frailty in older men

ORAL HEALTH PROBLEMS such as gum disease and tooth loss have been linked to frailty in older British men, a new study has revealed. Researchers observed more than 1,000 men over a three-year period and found those with poor oral health were more likely to suffer from weight loss, exhaustion, gripping ability, a reduction in walking speed and low physical activity. – read more

14 December 2017

New initiative launched to tackle awareness of HPV diseases in men

A NEW CAMPAIGN has been launched today to address the pressing need for greater awareness about the human papillomavirus (HPV) and its potential impact on millions of men and boys in the United Kingdom every year. – read more

13 December 2017

Oral Health Foundation appoints new President

The UK’s leading oral health charity, the Oral Health Foundation, have inaugurated Professor Liz Kay MBE as their new President. – read more

31 October 2017

Get involved in Blue Wednesday to help raise awareness of mouth cancer

With Mouth Cancer Action Month set to kick-off next week, campaign organiser the Oral Health Foundation is urging all dental professionals to turn blue on Wednesday 15 November and show their support for mouth cancer. – read more

23 October 2017

The five things you need to make your Mouth Cancer Action Month event a huge success

Mouth Cancer Action Month is only a couple of weeks away. This vitally important campaign is your opportunity to build awareness of mouth cancer and help to stop the impact of this terrible disease by making sure people are aware of its signs, symptoms and causes. – read more

12 October 2017

Thunderclap for Mouth Cancer Action Month!

Social media is an easy way to say something, but it’s a difficult way to be heard. Millions of messages are posted everyday so it’s easy for something to fall in the forest. That’s why the Oral Health Foundation is asking for your help – to create a giant Thunderclap and help raise important awareness ahead of Mouth Cancer Action Month! – read more

29 September 2017

Get involved and make a difference during Mouth Cancer Action Month

As you are probably aware, Wednesday 1 November 2017 sees the launch of Mouth Cancer Action Month 2017, your annual opportunity to spread vital awareness about the signs, symptoms and causes of mouth cancer, and to make a difference. – read more

1 September 2017

The Great British cake-off: UK’s top ‘sweet-tooth’ cities revealed

WITH THE GREAT BRITISH BAKE OFF back on our television screens, one leading charity has investigated where in the United Kingdom is most likely to reach for a roulade and which places are saying no to a gateau. – read more

6 June 2017

Charity says emotional goodbye to long serving Director of Operations

The UK’s leading oral health charity, the Oral Health Foundation, has said an emotional goodbye to their long serving Director of Operations Sharon Broom, who is leaving the charity after 17 years’ loyal service. – read more

19 May 2017

National Smile Month competition winner from Finchley has a smile that will warm your heart

A young boy from Finchley has been named as the first winner of this year’s ‘Nominate A Smile’ – a nationwide competition to find a very special person with a touching smile. – read more

25 April 2017

National Smile Month 2017 – Helping achieve better oral health for all

National Smile Month is back and all set to help put a smile on your face this summer. Now into its fifth decade the UK’s largest oral health campaign is bigger and better than ever as it aims to spread awareness of the importance of a health mouth to more people across the country. – read more

31 March 2017

To see the National Smile Month 2017 brochure, please click National Smile Month Brochure

3 February 2017

‘Inadequate, unfair and discriminatory HPV vaccination programme is putting millions of lives at risk’ – says charity

  • UK HPV vaccination programme currently discriminates against men and will be responsible for failing to slow down the current rise of mouth cancer cases.
  • Girls aged 12-13 have received the HPV vaccination since 2008 under the cervical cancer programme but the virus is also responsible for mouth, penile and anal cancers, in addition to genital warts.  – read more