If you took part in our 14th annual Mouth Cancer 10KM Awareness Walk last September, there is still time to send in any donations. The official deadline to send in monies has now passed.  However, if you have any lose change lying around or are looking for a home for any Christmas money there is still time to forward any last-minute monies to us:

Dry January is run by Alcohol Change UK, aiming to educate people about the dangers of drinking too much alcohol and encouraging people to give up alcohol for a whole month.   It has become an annual initiative where people give up alcohol for the month of January.   Dry January started in 2013 with 4,000 people.   By 2018 over 4 million people were taking part.

Dental payment plan company, Denplan, help support the launch of Mouth Cancer Action Month, which the Mouth Cancer Foundation promotes each November.  This month they have a great blog from mouth cancer survivor Liz Marsh, who was diagnosed with mouth cancer at just 27 years old.   

This headline from American website Dentistry IQ jumped out at us as at the Mouth Cancer Foundation we’re always campaigning for both professionals and individuals to check for mouth cancer.    We were intrigued to see what it said and wondered if it is really possible ‘most hygienists never do’ checks and why things are different in the US.

Staff at a dental practice in Grantham took part in a charity stepathon to raise awareness of mouth cancer.