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Tooth grinding may be a sign your child is being bullied, study finds


12th Jul 2017

A leading health charity is urging parents to be on the lookout for their children grinding their teeth, as its revealed to be major sign that their child could be being bullied. New research has reve…

Charity calls for greater use of dental storybooks to help children with autism


16th Dec 2016

The Oral Health Foundation is backing the use of children's storybooks with dental narratives following a new study which has shown they can be a highly effective way of helping prepare children with …

All smiles as beehive nursery brush up on their toothbrushing skills


25th Jul 2016

Children at Rugby Beehive Nursery and Pre-school have received a special visit from the Oral Health Foundation to teach them about the importance of good oral health and what it means to have a health…

Government urged to adopt ‘focused commitment to prevention and education’


15th Apr 2016

An urgent improvement in funding for preventive dentistry and oral health education is needed to halt alarming increase in childhood tooth extraction costs, according to leading health charity.The Ora…

Millions of British children face serious risks due to inadequate tooth brushing supervision


23rd Mar 2016

Almost four million under 14's in the UK are at risk of developing serious oral health problems due to inadequate tooth brushing supervision, according to a leading oral health charity.Results of a ne…

It’s Brush Time! Oral health charity launches new programme for schools


05th Feb 2016

The British Dental Health Foundation have launched their new school tooth brushing programme ‘Brush Time' at the Nursery World Show 2016, today in London.The leading independent oral health charity …

Parents taking action on sugar pester power


07th Dec 2015

Parents are leading the way in the fight against increasing childhood tooth decay with almost half of them showing their support for sugar-free treats.Christmas has well and truly taken hold in stores…

Sugar tax report puts real pressure on ministers for decisive action


30th Nov 2015

Leading health charity the British Dental Health Foundation welcomes news that MPs have backed a tax on sugary drinks in England and calls for the government to take note.The Commons' Health Select Co…

Public Health England special school report is a wake up call for everyone


25th Sep 2015

In light of the review published yesterday [24th September 2015] by Public Health England (PHE), which found that children in special schools have more severe tooth decay compared to children in mains…

Government rejection of sugar tax - ‘irresponsible’


22nd Sep 2015

The UK's leading dental health charity feels the decision by the government to reject1 overwhelming calls for a sugar tax is a major opportunity lost in the urgent need to promote healthy living and i…

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