Day: November 2, 2021 (page 1 of 1)

Report highlights concerns into Britain’s brushing habits

ONE-IN-FOUR (26%) British adults regularly brush their teeth only once a day, according to findings of a new nationwide poll.
The data has been collected by the Oral Health Foundation and sheds concerns about the number of people willing to skip twice-daily brushing.
The charity is especially worried by the number of people who regularly fail to brush their teeth last thing at night, when the health of the mouth is most likely to deteriorate.  Insights from the research show that one-in-four (25%) do not brush their teeth in the evening before they go to bed.
Latest figures show two-in-three (66%) UK adults have visible plaque, almost one-in-three (31%) have signs of tooth decay, and three-in-four (74%) have had teeth extracted.
The examination into Britain’s brushing habits is part of National Smile Month, a campaign by the Oral Health Foundation that aims to raise awareness about the importance of a healthy mouth.
Dr Nigel Carter, chief executive of the charity, highl…
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KR Dental Hygienist- Mouth Cancer Action

Hello everyone and welcome to my fundraising page.  I pledge to row 100 miles on my rowing machine during this years Mouth Cancer Action Month- November. I would love to raise £500 for Oral Health Foundation who are doing an amazing job in spreading the awareness and education around mouth cancer.  Mouth Cancer Action Month is the UK’s biggest charity campaign for mouth cancer awareness organised by Oral Health Foundation. So far the Oral Health Foundation has invested nearly £2 million on improving awareness and education around mouth cancer. This could not have happened without many donations they had received so far. Over the last year, 8,337 people in the UK were given the life-changing news that they have mouth cancer. Unfortunately, these numbers continue to rise while the disease claims more lives than cervical and testicular cancer combined! The more we know about mouth cancer, the better chance we have of beating it. This means knowing how to spot mouth cancer early and knowin…

Pie in the Face for Mouth Cancer!

At Church Street Dental Practice our experienced dentists have a preventive approach towards Dental Treatment and want to provide the best possible care for our patients.  Early detection of mouth cancer is more important now than ever, according to the “The State of Mouth Cancer UK Report 2020/21”, 58% of mouth cancers appear on the tongue and tonsils and last year, 2,702 people in the UK lost their life to mouth cancer.
We want to help support Mouth Cancer Action and the Oral Health Foundation this November and raise awareness to our patients and their loved ones!
As serious as Mouth Cancer is, we want to inject a bit of fun into our Fundraising. We will be asking our patients at the practice to make a donation (you can leave your vote in the comments box if you donate online) to vote for either Dentists Dr Jas Jandu (he’s the boss by the way!), Dr Jag Dhesi, Dr Hayley Jackson, Dr Riah Ruprah or Hygienist Claire Duffy to take a Blue Pie in the face on 30th November!
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