What a yr it has been! The second of our two nationwide campaigns, Mouth Most cancers Motion Month, has simply wrapped up for an additional yr, and I want to thank everybody who obtained concerned. We known as for Blue Lip Selfies and for folks to hitch in with Blue Wednesday, and you may learn in regards to the marketing campaign on web page 4.

One of many largest issues enamel encounter heading into the festive season is the frequency of sugary meals and drinks they arrive into contact with. Fruit juice is one drink that has discovered itself on the centre of consideration, with specialists toing and froing on its advantages. Nevertheless the state of affairs seems to be clearer after analysis from the US suggests 100 per fruit juice doesn’t trigger tooth decay, Discover out what our Chief Government, Dr Nigel Carter OBE, thinks on web page six.

I’d wish to say an enormous congratulations to my PR colleagues David Arnold and Doychin Sakutov who jumped out of a airplane within the title of charity. The duo raised virtually £1,000, and together with the remainder of the group raised greater than £3,000 for the British Dental Well being Basis. Examine their expertise on web page 10.

As 2014 attracts to a detailed, we speak to Dr Carter in regards to the yr in dentistry and what a few of the adjustments imply. We additionally look to the longer term, and we give three of our greatest oral well being tricks to take into the New Yr.

Talking of the New Yr, the most well-liked New Yr’s decision is to go on a weight loss plan. That can assist you preserve your enamel in tip-top form, learn the ideas of Trustees Ben Atkins, Janet Goodwin and Nairn Wilson on the highest ten diets and the way they have an effect on your enamel.

On behalf of everybody right here on the British Dental Well being Basis I want to want you all a really merry Christmas and a cheerful and affluent New Yr.

Entry the most recent challenge from right here, Phrase of Mouth, December 2014.