We are reading reports this morning that a Brazilian hospital is reporting former No 1- ranked tennis player Maria Bueno is being treated for mouth cancer and is in serious condition.  The 9 de Julho Hospital in Sao Paulo confirmed on Tuesday that the 78-year-old Bueno was being treated there.  

Have you checked yourself for Mouth Cancer this Month? If you are familiar with our work you will know all about our Bite Back at Mouth Cancer campaign. It is a simple, quick and easy mouth check that can be done after cleaning your teeth. We recommend doing it at least once a month. All you need is a good light source and clean fingers.

Every year volunteers play a key role in making the Mouth Cancer 10KM Awareness Walk a big success.   Once again we are looking for reliable and pro-active individuals to volunteer at the walk both on the day and in the week leading up to the event. 

A big shout out to Railway Dental in Penkridge, Staffordshire for holding a Royal Wedding themed cake sale last week and raising £100.00 for our charity.

At the end of September the 13thFREE Mouth Cancer 10 KM Awareness Walk will take place again in London’s Hyde Park.   Places are filling up fast, but we are hoping to make this event the best yet.  So, please sign up today to join our annual tradition -

The second Face Equality Day is taking place on Wednesday 23rd May 2018.  Imagine what it is like to be stared at every day?  To be told you didn’t get the job because your face ‘didn’t fit’!  Being bullied at school or in the work place.  Experiencing hate crime.  Having strangers ask you personal questions.  People who have a disfigurement experience this every day. 

So far more than 70 cyclists have signed up to prove their pedal power in the 4th Straumann Charity Bike Ride.   There are still spaces available.  If you would like to join them from 19th to 23rd September and cycle 500 miles across Italy, from Lake Garda to Rome, visit or email

Prove your pedal power on the Straumann Stand, C20, at this year’s Dental Technology Showcase, by competing to be the fastest cyclist on a timed bike and help raise awareness and funds for our charity in the process.

Lifelong supporter of the Mouth Cancer Foundation, Carol Peers, received a nice surprise, by mail, recently when her old company, Trigon Snacks, sent a cheque for £50.00 after fundraising for the Mouth Cancer Foundation.    Carol’s husband Barry passed away on 28th September 2004 after being diagnosed with mouth cancer.  Carol and Barry founded the Barry Peers Mouth Cancer Ap