For this concern, we’re getting slightly political. There was an abundance of extremely topical studies, evaluations, analysis and findings during the last month, all of which might have a monumental impact on Britain’s dental well being properly into the longer term.

We focus on our relationship with sugar and what impact it’s actually having on our dental well being. We name pressing adjustments to be made on all the pieces from a tax on sugar, to self-regulation amongst eating places and the sugar of their meals. We additionally discuss sugar and its impact on youngsters’s well being, which has been extensively publicised within the press over the summer season.

We take a short have a look at Public Well being England’s report into e-cigarettes and their findings which present they’re 95% much less dangerous than tobacco merchandise, whereas we additionally help bans on smoking exterior eating places and bars.

In a relatively attention-grabbing growth, Boundaries4Life, a voluntary organisation performing free well being checks at sporting venues throughout the UK are investigating whether or not it will enhance the quantity of individuals within the UK keen to hunt a dental skilled for check-ups. We’d like your ideas.

We additionally provide you with 14 of probably the most surprising factor that you simply most likely ought to know (however don’t) about your dental well being.

View the August concern of Phrase of Mouth!