The Oral Health Foundation welcomes new HPV vaccination for boys

09 JULY 19 - The Oral Health Foundation is delighted by the announcement that boys in England will be given the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination, starting in September 2019. Read more

Excessive computer use linked to poor oral health in teenagers

27 JUNE 19 - A new study warns of the dangers of excessive use amongst teenagers as it is linked to poor oral health as well as other general health issues. Read more

Leading oral health charity responds to damning CQC report on oral health in care homes

25 June 19 - The Oral Health Foundation respond to the CQC Smiling Matters report which looked into the oral health of residents of 100 care homes in England. Read more

Electric toothbrushes win the head-to-head against manual in record breaking new study

25 JUNE 19 - A new study has been released looking at the long term impact of electric toothbrush use versus manual toothbrush use. Read more

Launch of new guidelines for denture adhesives

20 JUNE 2019 - The Oral Health Foundation has today published a new set of global science-based guidelines for denture adhesives. Read more

Startling new research finds poor oral health can make you more likely to develop liver cancer

20 JUNE 2019 - Worrying new research finds a relationship between poor oral hygiene and liver cancer. Read more

Devonshire great-grandmother announced as final Nominate A Smile winner!

14 JUNE 19 - Great-grandmother Pam Timson has been announced as the fourth and final winner of Nominate A Smile 2019 as part of National Smile Month. Read more

Newest Nominate a Smile winner is top of the class

13 JUN 19 - The third face of Nominate A Smile 2019 has been announced and his name is Garry Johnson Read more

Brighter Smiles all round for our second winner of Nominate a Smile!

12 JUNE 2019 - Jo Trevelyan from Truro has been announced as the second winner of our Nominate A Smile competition as part of National Smile Month 2019. Read more

When sharing isn't caring: Why sharing your toothbrush is a very bad idea

10 JUNE 2019: Despite it being bad news for their health, one in four (26%) Brits seem openly-willing to share their toothbrush with others, according to the findings of a new study. Read more

Smile Squad conquers Wolf Run for Homeless Appeal

07 JUNE 19 - The Oral Health Foundation's Smile Squad has conquered their Wolf Run in aid of the homeless! Read more

Opening bottles, tearing clothing tags and doing up zips – the most alternative uses for our teeth revealed

05 JUNE 19 - New statistics reveal that many of us our using our teeth as tools and putting our oral health at risk in the process. Read more

Kent's Confident Queen announced as National Smile Month’s first Nominate a Smile winner!

23 May 19 - The first face of Nominate A Smile 2019 has been announced and her name is Genny Jones a.k.a The Confident Queen. Read more

Charity urges us to ‘be proud of our smile’ as new research reveals most of us have anxieties about our teeth

13 MAY 19 - New survey reveals that the majority of Brits regularly feel self-conscious about the appearance of their teeth. Read more

Health campaigners promote importance of good gum health on European Gum Health Day

12 MAY 2019 - Today is European Gum Health Day 2019 and it aims to raise awareness of the importance of healthy gums. Read more

National Smile Month Q&A with Dr Nigel Carter OBE

10 May 19 - Ahead of the launch of National Smile Month on Monday we got in a room with the Chief Executive of the Oral Health Foundation to find out what's in store for this year's campaign. Read more

Dundee dental students scoop award for oral health prison project

29 April 19 - Students from the University of Dundee School of Dentistry have won an award for their oral health community project which saw them tackle oral health in prisons. Read more

Promising new treatment could regenerate gum tissue and prevent tooth loss

25 MAR 2019 - In an exciting new study, scientists have been able to regenerate bone and gum tissue. It means tooth loss could become a thing of the past. Read more

Former President of the Oral Health Foundation awarded Honorary Fellowship

25 MAR 2019 - Former President of the Oral Health Foundation Janet Goodwin has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the Faculty of General Dental Practice. Read more

UK schools bottom of the class for oral health education

22 MAR 2019 - Schools in the United Kingdom have been ranked as the worst for educating children about their oral health. Read more

Plymouth based oral health programme launches worldwide on World Oral Health Day

20 MAR 2019 - A Plymouth based project aimed at encouraging young children to be aware of their oral health is being launched nationwide today on World Oral Health Day. Read more

Top tips for oral health for World Oral Health Day 2019

19 MAR 2019 - To celebrate World Oral Health Day 2019, the Oral Health Foundation has compiled a list of five top tips to help us take steps towards a healthier and happier mouth. Read more

Health charity calls out government for appalling 'tax on teeth'

13 MAR 2019 - The government’s decision to increase the cost of NHS dentistry has been met with heavy criticism by one of the UK’s leading health charities. Read more