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Tagged: dental health

How much sugar is in your foods and drinks?


Have you ever wondered how much sugar is in the foods and drinks we consume? Not many of us will take too much notice about the amount of sugars in our favourite snacks and teatime treats but maybe we should. … Continue reading


14 Shocking things you need to know about dental health


A woman brushing her teeth

14 Shocking things you need to know about dental health. We all know that brushing our teeth twice a day and regular visits to our dentists are the key to keeping our teeth healthy. While this is true, there are … Continue reading


Infographic – Caring for your teeth



We have put together the following infographic with some simple Do’s and Don’ts from our fully trained oral health experts which can help you to make the difference in the long term. Enjoy and look after your teeth! Click here … Continue reading


Mum knows best when it comes looking after our teeth



Parents pass many pearls of wisdom throughout their lifetime but its mums who seem to take the lead on how we care for our teeth, according to a new poll. More than two in three (68 per cent) of us … Continue reading


E-cigarettes – where do we stand?


Woman smoking electronic cigarette

The blog entry was originally posted on the British Dental Health Foundation Blog Section The explosion of e-cigarettes to the market has seen health professionals race against time to discover whether their introduction has been for better or for worse. … Continue reading


Jamie’s manifesto missing the mark


chewing sugar free gum

The blog entry was originally posted on the British Dental Health Foundation Blog Section Letter in response to ‘Jamie Oliver calls for a Singapore-style ban on chewing gum in public‘, published in the Independent online, 13.04.2015. After reading the article … Continue reading


“Two Minutes Twice a Day” with Janet Goodwin


Janet Goodwin Janet Goodwin BA(Hons) Business Management, board of trustee British Dental Health Foundation

It may be basic oral hygiene, but almost seven million of us in the UK regularly give cleaning our teeth the brush-off and admit to not brushing for two minutes twice a day. It’s hard to believe that taking four … Continue reading


Word of Mouth, Issue 23 – September 2014


Word of Mouth - Issue 23 - September 2014 Cover Photo

The blog was released on the British Dental Health Foundation Blog section.  Hello, and welcome to the very latest edition of Word of Mouth. I’m delighted to announce to registration process for Mouth Cancer Action Month is now open. Running … Continue reading


Oral health report encouraging, charity claims


Children smiling

The news was released on the British Dental Health Foundation News section The first national survey examining the oral health of three year old children has revealed more than one in 10 have signs of visible tooth decay. The report, … Continue reading


Smoke-free cars ‘a step in the right direction’


Smiley Children - Sunny Day

The blog entry was released on the British Dental Health Foundation Blog section The proposal to ban smoking in cars carrying children is a very welcome one indeed. As mouth cancer campaigners, the British Dental Health Foundation believe the consultation put forward … Continue reading


Top sports stars encouraged to brush up ahead of busy summer


Athlete - Fitness

Written by Dr Nigel Carter OBE for  the Blog section of the British Dental Health Foundation Website We’ve had Wimbledon, the World Cup and the Commonwealth Games. With the return of the domestic football season, sports men and women across the … Continue reading


Tooth decay – what is the root of the problem?


Dentist examing patient

It was front page news in the Sunday Times, and the story continues to rumble on. The report published by the Health and Social Care Information Centre that revealed more than 25,000 children aged five to nine were admitted to … Continue reading


Oral bacteria ‘irritates IBD’


scientist researches new study

Oral bacteria could have a role to play in the flare-up of irritable bowel disease, new research suggests. The findings, presented in the journal Oral Diseases, discovered that colitis, also known as irritable bowel disease (IBD), was aggravated by the presence … Continue reading


Nation’s eating habits leave oral health charity plenty to chew on


Unhealthy diet

A NEW SURVEY looking into some of the nation’s dietary habits has left one oral health charity calling for people to think about the impact their diet can have on their oral health. The call comes as the findings showed … Continue reading


Want to know the latest news on talkhealth? Here’s what we’ve got coming up in May…


epilepsy clinic

National Epilepsy Week National Epilepsy week for 2014 is running from 18th – 24th May – and talkhealth will be doing everything we can to help raise awareness during this time. We are very excited to be running the FIRST EVER … Continue reading


Word of Mouth, Issue 18 – April 2014


Word Of Mouth, Issue 18 - April 2014 Front Cover

Hello, and welcome to the latest edition of Word of Mouth – April 2014. Now that the clocks have gone forward there is certainly a spring in the air. National Smile Month is now only a matter of weeks away, and … Continue reading


Word of Mouth, Issue 17 – March 2014


Word of Mouth Digital Magazine Front Cover

Hello, and welcome to the latest edition of Word of Mouth. Enjoy the magazine, and we will see you in April. +482   


What problems could my dental health cause?


Infographic about what problems could poor dental health cause

There are new findings which support something that dental professionals have suspected for a long time – infections in the mouth can cause problems in other parts of the body. Problems which may be caused or made worse by poor … Continue reading


Tackling alcohol misuse: why the dental team should help


Table full of alcohol

The number of alcohol consumers in the UK has increased substantially over the last century. Around 40 million British adults regularly consume alcoholic drinks and while many do so moderately, about 25% exceed Department of Health guidelines. For men, this … Continue reading


Oral cancer: My perspective


Christine Gundry

As a PhD student researching cancer, I have heard time and time again the latest cancer statistics and the latest idea of how to ‘beat’ cancer. However, it never crossed my mind that I, a healthy and happy 25 year … Continue reading


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