Smile Month

Smile Month

The NHS England Community Pharmacy Oral Health Campaign is running for one month from 13th May until 13 June 2019. This coincides with National Smile Month.

  • Tooth decay is largely preventable yet it remains a serious problem.
  • PHE data shows that in 2015, a quarter of 5-year-olds experienced tooth decay in England, and the vast majority went untreated.
  • In 2015-2016 tooth decay was the most common reason for hospital admission for children aged 5 to 9 years-old and the sixth most common procedure in hospital for children aged 4 years and under. 

To Find out more please click here: - ‘A quick guide to a healthy mouth in children

By: Dan Gardner / Under: Latest News