Regardless of the brand new yr typically signalling a clear slate, outdated challenges nonetheless exist for us as a charity. There’s nonetheless a lot work to be completed, even on probably the most fundamental of issues like offering training and assist, altering attitudes and perceptions about oral healthcare, tackling childhood decay, and selling follow in good oral hygiene.

There are additionally on-going points of accelerating the variety of individuals visiting a dentist regularly, seeing the addition of fluoride into consuming water in additional areas of the UK, and elevating extra consciousness about mouth most cancers – instances of which proceed to rise at an disturbing fee.

On this version we try to deal with a few of these points. There’s a lot of recommendation on quite a lot of oral well being subjects, from fluoride to phobia. Our Chief Govt Dr Nigel Carter OBE provides us his personal prime suggestions transferring into the brand new yr.

I hope you get pleasure from this situation of Phrase of Mouth!