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

What a difference a smile makes: Charity announces details for National Smile Month

12 MAR 2019 - The Oral Health Foundation is calling on organisations up and down the country to get behind National Smile Month 2019. Read more

NHS dental charges announced for 2019-20

11 MAR 2019 - In the UK, there are three standard charges for NHS dental treatment. Here is the latest information explaining what you may have to pay for your NHS dental treatment. Read more

Charity calls for government to commit to HPV catch-up programme

4 MAR 2019 - To mark International HPV Awareness Day, the Oral Health Foundation is urging the government to ‘do the right thing’. Read more

Health campaigners urge Brits to urgently improve knowledge and awareness of deadly disease

27 FEB 2019 - Are you mouthaware? That's the question being posed to Brits as a new study reveals a worrying lack of awareness around mouth cancer. Read more

Charity warning over new telephone scam

12 FEB 2019 - The Oral Health Foundation is issuing advice for people calling its Dental Helpline service following an online telephone scam that tricks victims into being charged premium rates. Read more

Bad breath is biggest barrier to landing your Valentine’s Day date, reveals survey

11 FEB 2019 - A recent survey carried out by the Oral Health Foundation reveals that bad breath is the biggest barrier to getting a date. Read more

Dental Helpline reaches milestone

24 JAN 2019 - After over two decades of support, the Dental Helpline has now reached a new milestone. Read more

Oral Health Foundation approves BioMin toothpaste

23 JAN 2019 - BioMin F toothpaste fully accredited by the Oral Health Foundation. Read more

The Oral Health Foundation's response to the NHS Long Term Plan

17 JAN 2019 - The NHS recently issued its Long Term Plan. We have looked at what the plan includes for oral health and what impact it may have. Read more

Health not cost is the number one reason why Brits quit smoking

10 JAN 2019 - New research shows more Brits are stubbing out their cigarettes for good in a bid to improve their general health and wellbeing. Read more

Cranberries and blueberries – why certain fruit extracts could provide the key to fighting tooth decay

08 JAN 2019 - New research shows that dark berries such as cranberries and blueberries contain nutrients that can protect our teeth and mouths from tooth decay as well as cancer and other diseases. Read more

Cutting childhood sugar intake will provide long term benefits and prevent countless extractions

02 JAN 2019 - Leading dental charity, the Oral Health Foundation, are giving their full support to the new Change4Life campaign, which aims to tackle the high level of childhood sugar intake. Read more