It has been a busy few weeks at Smile Home, with Dental Showcase excessive on the agenda. One other present is now within the historical past books, however not earlier than a whole lot of individuals had a bit of enjoyable with our photobooth. Take a look at how a lot enjoyable – and the way a lot was raised for Mouth Most cancers Motion Month – afterward within the situation.

October means Halloween, and a fright night time for multiple purpose. The current announcement that 12 per cent of three year-olds have tooth decay was met with shock in lots of quarters, with candy treats on the nucleus of the issue. Learn the way to maintain the ghosts of tooth decay at bay in our Halloween information on web page 20.

October means cooler climate, which might result in extra issues than leaves on prepare traces. Latest information has linked pneumonia to older individuals who go away their dentures in at night time. Scientists additionally imagine poor oral well being is linked to pneumonia, so do learn how oral hygiene routine may also help to maintain it at bay.

We’ve additionally obtained our common two minutes twice a day function, and this month we meet up with one in all our Trustees Elizabeth Kay. Elizabeth talks about every little thing from her early involvement with the Basis to the current day – together with her work on the NICE pointers launched.

It’s with remorse that I want to inform you that John Davis, one of many founding fathers of the British Dental Well being Basis, has handed away. John was a beautiful man, so please learn our tribute to his life on web page 16.

I hope you benefit from the situation, and we are going to see you subsequent month for a Mouth Most cancers Motion Month particular!

Entry the most recent situation from right here, Phrase of Mouth, October 2014.