Charity calls for ‘swift implementation’ of HPV jab for boys following JCVI recommendation

18 JULY 2018 - Following the recommendation that school age boys in the UK should be offered a vaccination against the cancer causing HPV, we call for the government to implement with immediate effect.Read more

More time in the bathroom could lead to extra hours in the bedroom

02 JULY 2018 - A new European case study has found a new link between gum disease and erectile dysfunction which suggests that better oral health could lead to more time in the bedroom.Read more

How your favourite tipple could be changing the bacteria in your mouth… and it’s not good news

28 JUNE 2018 - Research conducted into the effect alcohol has on our oral health has found that just one drink each day could change the balance of bacteria in your mouth and lead to a range of diseases.Read more

Fluoride added to water supplies confirmed as SAFE, according to landmark research

26 JUNE 2018 - Following in-depth and thorough research from the National Toxicology Program, it has been confirmed that fluoride has no negative effects.Read more

Increased fines prove that illegal tooth whitening does not pay

20 JUNE 2018 - Oral health experts are urging beauty therapists and other non-dental professionals to stop performing tooth whitening, following a recent surge of fine and prosecutions.Read more

'Decision to finally offer boys HPV vaccine will save many lives’: Declares charity

18 JUNE 2018 - Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced today that boys will be offered a vaccination against the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), a decision hailed by the Oral Health Foundation.Read more

“Remarkable” surgeon recognised as an inspiration and role model by leading charity

13 JUNE 2018 - The fourth and final winner of Nominate a Smile 2018 has been announced by the Oral Health Foundation as Dr Dery Tuopar, a Ghanaian-born surgeon based in Northamptonshire.Read more

The generous Tooth Fairy: £23.7M under the pillows of the nation’s children

12 JUNE 2018 - A recent survey conducted as part of National Smile Month has discovered that young children across the nation are receiving over £20m each year from the Tooth Fairy.Read more

Hampshire student wins top smile award

8 JUNE 2018 - The third winner of the Nominate A Smile competition has been announced and it is a very bubbly and lively dental student from the South of England.Read more

Two in three dangerously underestimate how much sugar is in energy drinks

8 JUNE 2018 - Leading health charity are concerned about the lack of awareness Brits have of the obscene amounts of sugar that some of the country's most popular energy drinks contain.Read more

Brand power beats celebrity endorsements when it comes to oral health buying habits

7 JUNE 2018 - New research conducted as part of National Smile Month has found that brand power is more important to Brits than celebrity endorsements when it comes to oral hygiene products.Read more

How do you feel about your smile? Nationwide poll says three in four like what they see

5 JUNE 2018 - A poll carried out as part of National Smile Month has revealed that three in four Brits either like or love their smile. The results also suggested a link between oral health and smile satisfaction!Read more

The cost of looking after your oral health: Average Brit spends £196 every year

1 JUNE 2018 - British adults are spending almost £200 a year looking after their smile by purchasing oral health care products, according to the results of a nationwide survey.Read more

Stonehaven sweetheart scoops national award

1 JUNE 2018 - The second winner of Nominate a Smile 2018, a National Smile Month competition, is a wonderful hygienist from Stonehaven, Scotland.Read more

Past-President of oral health charity presents awards to Dundee dental students

30 MAY 2018 - Immediate Past-President of the Oral Health Foundation has payed a visit to the University of Dundee to judge oral health projects produced by fourth year dental students.Read more

Open letter calls on HPV vaccination for boys

19 MAY 2018 - In an open letter to Steve Brine MP, Secretary of State for Public Health and Primary Care, the Oral Health Foundation calls for a gender-neutral HPV vaccination for boys.Read more

“More money needs to be invested in NHS dentistry,” charity demands and the public agree

24 MAY 2018 - A recent poll has highlighted that the British public believe there needs to be a significant change in the amount of money that is invested by the government into NHS dentistry.Read more

Government intervention needed for food manufacturers to cut sugar, charity claims

23 MAY 2018 - Following the release of new PHE data, revealing that food manufacturers are failing to reduce sugar content voluntarily, we feel that further government regulation will be needed.Read more

South Shields smile steals the show as first 'Nominate A Smile' winner is announced

23 MAY 2018 - Eighty-nine-year-old Isabelle Puttock from South Shields has been announced as the first winner of this year's Nominate A Smile.Read more

Charity calls for severe changes as the UK’s ‘dangerous dependency’ on energy drinks is revealed

21 MAY 2018 - A leading health charity wants to raise awareness of the enormous damage being caused by energy drinks in an effort to reduce mass public consumption.Read more

Charity uncovers overwhelming support for ban on sale of energy drinks for under 16’s

16 MAY 2018: We are calling for a change in the law to ban the sale of energy drinks to under 16’s in the United Kingdom after research reveals widespread public support.Read more

National Smile Month: Strong Teeth Make Strong Kids

15 MAY 2018 - Throughout National Smile Month 2018, Oral-B is on a mission to reduce the number of children with toothache and dental problems, through it's Strong Teeth Make Strong Kids campaign.Read more

Nominate A Smile: Give someone the recognition they deserve!

14 MAY 2018 - This National Smile Month competition is the perfect way to show those special people your appreciation for all the little things they do for you.Read more

Dental charity’s new website gives new opportunities to campaign for better oral health

14 MAY 2018 - The Oral Health Foundation has relaunched its website today, with the focus on giving its supporters more opportunities to be actively involved in raising awareness of important causes.Read more