Oral well being in the UK has dramatically improved since our first marketing campaign again in 1977. Big advances in know-how and dental therapy strategies, the introduction of fluoride into toothpaste and a better presence of dental schooling have all moved alongside our longing for the proper smile.

Our tooth as a rustic are actually more healthy and higher trying than ever earlier than however regardless of the undoubted development within the high quality of our oral well being there are nonetheless many elements of care, notably in lots of deprived areas of the UK, which want the assist and time to develop. This 12 months for Nationwide Smile Month we hope to proceed to deal with the inequalities in oral well being and assist enhance our well being as a nation for the higher.

All through the problem, we will likely be simply among the the explanation why you need to sustain good oral well being and why a wholesome mouth actually does provide you with a greater likelihood of getting a wholesome physique. We’ll take an in-depth look into our new nationwide survey and what it says about our attitudes and behaviours in the direction of oral well being and we even have some wonderful visitor articles too!

I hope you get pleasure from this particular version of Phrase of Mouth and have enjoyable throughout Nationwide Smile Month. Over the previous 39 years the marketing campaign has coincided with main enhancements of oral well being within the UK and continues to offer everybody with the chance to take part in that persevering with problem.

Entry the most recent situation from right here, Phrase of Mouth, Might 2015.