We’re massively proud this month to announce that our charity, the British Dental Well being Basis, is ready to alter its title. From 4 April 2016 we are going to turn out to be the Oral Well being Basis – a transfer which represents the variety of labor our charity now does whereas permitting us to open many extra doorways to assist and talk optimistic messages of excellent oral well being.

This month we additionally had a somewhat thrilling, if not sudden breakthrough in relating to to the sugar tax. Introduced through the Funds, the brand new tax will embrace comfortable drinks and be primarily based across the sugar content material contained. It doesn’t nevertheless embrace fruit juices or smoothies – we really feel this can be a vital oversight which means this tax sadly doesn’t go fairly far sufficient.

On this situation we even have a information to oral well being for runners. Operating within the UK has soared in recognition of late, as has the enquiries we obtain about recommendation on a lot of oral well being issues athletes would possibly endure from. Our consultants are readily available to supply some nice recommendation.

Lastly, on this March version, we’ve recommendation about toothbrushes and on tongue cleansing, whereas we additionally wrap up a few of this month’s different occasions – No Smoking Day and World Oral Well being Day – each of which have massively vital impacts on the well being of our mouth.

View: Phrase of Mouth – March 2016