I marked the end of Dry January talking about acid attacks, particularly from Prosecco, causing dental erosion. The Mirro and the Sun...
During November, we aim to bring Mouth Cancer to everyone’s attention. The dental profession, led by the Oral Health Foundation, promotes mouth cancer awareness with a number of initiatives. The Houses of Parliament hosted one event, in the fabulous Churchill Room
Those personally effected by mouth cancer, attended the event. This included Members of Parliament, the dental and wider health profession and supporters and campaigners of mouth cancer action. Everyone added their collective voice to the ongoing fight against one of the UK’s most increasingly prominent cancers.
Keynote speaker was Professor Michael Lewis PhD, Dean of the School of Dentistry at Cardiff University. He drew attention to the emerging trends in mouth cancer, including the growing evidence that more women and younger people being diagnosed with the disease.
So that’s easy to joke about, isn’t it? But both these popular newspapers are getting the message across to millions of readers. And they are doing it in a way that is easily understood. Reaching as many people as possible during the month is the whole aim of the campaign. So well done to these tabloids for making a cracking contribution!
Well done also to Mouth Cancer Action Month Sponsor Denplan and our other sponsors and supporters Dentists’ Provident and the Association of Dental Groups.
You can read even more about the event on the mouthcancer.org website