The Oral Well being Basis is a number one charity, working to enhance well being and wellbeing by decreasing the hurt attributable to oral illnesses.
We offer schooling, motivation, steering and assist to hundreds of thousands of individuals yearly and proceed to alter folks’s lives for the higher.
What we do
Enhancing oral well being and selling good oral hygiene is what our charity believes in and our work goals to offer all people the prospect to realize this.
Whether or not it’s giving folks assist via our Dental Helpline, lobbying coverage on behalf of the general public or elevating consciousness of mouth most cancers, the Oral Well being Basis is decided to cut back inequalities in oral well being via campaigns, schooling and alternative.
As a part of a charitable work, we intention to cut back inequalities in oral well being by offering assist, steering and reassurance to a variety of individuals. We work to enhance the lives of younger folks, the aged, these with particular wants and disabilities, and different teams dwelling in deprivation the world over.
With inequalities in oral well being changing into much more obvious, and with illnesses equivalent to mouth most cancers growing, it is vital that we proceed our work to handle these disparities.
One of many many ways in which we may help make a distinction is by utilizing our experience to form insurance policies and legal guidelines which are associated to oral well being in order that we are able to obtain a better degree of care and wellbeing.
Laws on smoking, alcohol, sugar, entry to care, HPV and fluoride are all actually excessive on our agenda and as an neutral and impartial physique, we are going to proceed to assist create a more healthy and happier future.
Oral Health Foundation as a leader of policy
For greater than 4 a long time we’ve been positively influencing the world’s oral well being via schooling and assist and by serving to to enhance attitudes and behaviours in how we care and take care of our mouth.
Our values and experiences encourage us within the work we do and other people which we assist. We’re actually proud to be a charity whose rules stay precisely the identical as once we first shaped.
Our impact improving oral health
The charitable work that we do has a optimistic impact of 1000’s of lives yearly. However with out you, a lot of what we do couldn’t be doable.
We love working carefully with all types of people and organisations in order that collectively, we are able to promote the worth of a wholesome mouth. Our Influence Report highlights the issues we’ve achieved collectively over the past yr.
Reviewing our achievements over the last year
History and milestones
With greater than 45 years of historical past behind us, the story of how we turned who we’re as we speak is a really attention-grabbing one. With many boundaries and challenges positioned in entrance of us, it was left to a couple pioneers to prepared the ground and type the beginnings of what has been a exceptional journey.
Our charity’s history and milestones
Every thing our charity does is made doable by a crew of simply 15 folks – all of whom are dedicated to serving to enhance oral well being.
Our totally different backgrounds, experience and experiences make us extremely efficient in with the ability to obtain our charitable targets, present recommendation and assist to 1000’s of individuals yearly and creating particular campaigns and initiatives seen by hundreds of thousands.
Board of trustees
Our Board of Trustees is liable for the strategic route of the Oral Well being Basis, to make sure we’re doing all we are able to to achieve, enhance oral well being and high quality of life for hundreds of thousands of individuals world wide.
Our charity’s trustees are a gaggle of passionate volunteers from many various backgrounds and sectors who meet to debate, select and consider our methods and insurance policies whereas reviewing common experiences and updates in regards to the charity’s on-going work.
Find out about our board of trustees
Whether or not you’re a member of the general public seeking to be taught extra about their oral well being, a well being skilled eager to marketing campaign alongside us, or an organisation wishing to associate alongside us, we wish to hear from you.