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  • Oral Health Foundation calls for action after a huge rise in childhood tooth extractions under general anaesthetic

    24 FEB 2023 – The Oral Health Foundation calls for urgent action after a new report by the Office for Health Improvement and Disparities highlights a catastrophic rise in childhood tooth extractions.

  • Simon A F Howell Obituary

    14 FEB 23 – We are sad to announce the sudden passing of our dear friend and colleague, Simon Howell who previously worked as a Director of Campaigns for the Oral Health Foundation from 2004 to 2014.

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  • Mouth ulcers

    Usually red or yellow in colour, mouth ulcers are painful sores that can appear inside the mouth and also on the outer lips.

  • What to do following an extraction

    General advice about what to do after having teeth taken out. Includes what precautions you should take and things to avoid.

  • Burning mouth syndrome

    Burning Mouth Syndrome can be an extremely uncomfortable condition which can have several potential causes.

  • How to spot mouth cancer

    How much do you know about the signs and symptoms of mouth cancer? By being Mouthaware you can make a difference in the fight against mouth cancer.

  • Geographic tongue

    Geographic tongue is a common condition which can appear on the top and sides of the tongue, and sometimes on the under-surface.

  • Bridges and partial dentures

    These replacement options for missing teeth are often recommended for oral health purposes as well as cosmetic appearance.

  • What foods and drinks contain acid and why it spells trouble for our oral health

    10 JUNE 19 – As part of National Smile Month, the Oral Health Foundation and GSK have come together to discuss the threat acidic foods and drinks pose to our oral health.

  • Wisdom teeth

    The wisdom teeth are the last to appear, right at the back of the mouth, often between 17 and 25 but sometime many years later.

  • Sugar free chewing gum

    Chewing sugar-free gum helps protect your teeth and gums in between meals when it may not be possible to brush with a toothbrush.

  • “Spit don’t rinse” for better oral health

    6 JUNE 2016 – Fitting is largely considered one of the worst habits a person can have yet that’s exactly what one leading health charity is asking all of us to do.

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