We’re virtually midway all through Nationwide Smile Month – our charity marketing campaign to enhance the nation’s oral well being and actually get members of the general public to consider the significance of a wholesome mouth. The assist we’ve got, and proceed to obtain, is overwhelming. Thanks to all of those that have taken the time to get entangled – your participation and enthusiasm is what makes the marketing campaign such an enormous success.

It’s additionally nice to see so a lot of you posting your Smiley pictures and selfies on social media. Platforms similar to Fb and Twitter have gotten more and more necessary automobiles in educating folks about their oral well being. Extra importantly, these messages don’t simply attain those that go to the dentist repeatedly, however those that don’t.

Please proceed to teach and unfold optimistic messages by way of social media, and likewise hold posting these Smiley pictures all through the rest of the marketing campaign. You’ll be able to share these on our Nationwide Smile Month Fb web page, or by way of Twitter, both @smilemonth or #SmileMonth.

To this point, greater than 3,500 organisations have signed as much as assist the marketing campaign. It’s a terrific achievement. We estimated greater than 100,000 well being professionals are collaborating in a method or one other and can instantly affect in extra of 5 million sufferers throughout the UK.

It’s the fortieth Nationwide Smile Month, and it’s great to see the marketing campaign going from strength-to-strength.

Thanks on your continued assist and I hope to take pleasure in this month’s Phrase of Mouth.

Obtain: Phrase of Mouth: Could 2016