Author: Smile Together

Proudly supporting Employee-Ownership Day 2020 to #buildbackbetter

Smile Together is once again a proud supporter of #EODay run by the Employee Ownership Association (EOA). #EODay is the national celebration of employee ownership and a major opportunity to raise awareness of the economic benefits and positive impact the sector has on the UK economy. This is something we frequently celebrate as so often we find [...]

Early career dental nursing in Cornwall’s first Urgent Dental Care Hub

Our Urgent Dental Care response to Covid-19 – a personal reflection from dental nurses Thai and Tanisha We both passed our dental nurse qualification in April 2019, having begun our apprenticeships with Smile Together in 2017. We had become part of the team working full time across West Country Dental Care and Brighter Dental in [...]

Celebrating National Smile Month 2020 in a different sort of way!

We were once again very proud supporters of National Smile Month 2020. This national campaign organised by the Oral Health Foundation ran from 18th May to 18th June with dental health professionals and advocates all over the UK getting involved to help raise awareness of the importance of good oral health – especially important with [...]

Covid-19 planned resumption of dental services

We are so proud of our dental team who continue to work so hard in delivering emergency dental care from our Urgent Dental Care Hubs in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. From our Call Centre colleagues and dentists providing telephone triage services and reassurance for patients, to those enabling and delivering face-to-face emergency patient [...]

Helping you maintain a healthy smile

At Smile Together we’re all about helping our communities across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly maintain a healthy smile. It’s not so easy during these days of Covid-19 - not only are dental practices closed for routine care but our Brighter Smiles team can’t visit primary schools, nurseries and family hubs across the county. [...]

Urgent Dental Care provision during COVID-19

Smile Together are proud that our Harleigh Road Dental Centre in Bodmin and Brighter Dental practice in St Mary’s Hospital on the Isles of Scilly were chosen by NHS England as the first Urgent Dental Care Hubs for the county, closely followed by a third Hub at Truro Health Park. However, in line with national [...]

SeaFit and Smiles At Sea shortlisted for prestigious charity award

We’re proud to announce that the SeaFit and Smiles At Sea partnership has been shortlisted in the Third Sector Business Charity Awards 2020’s “Project of the Year” category. This prestigious charity award recognises outstanding partnerships between UK businesses and good causes. Initiated by Smile Together in 2017, Smiles At Sea gained funding from the Seafarers [...]

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) implications for our dental services – 18th March 2020

Like all healthcare providers we are very closely monitoring the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and operating in line with any emerging advice and guidance including from NHS England and Public Health England. The care of our patients, our people and others across communities is our utmost priority. Therefore across both our West Country Dental Care and [...]