Author: Tracy Wilson

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 [...]

Brighter Smiles and Seafarers Hospital Society featured on ITV West Country

Respected maritime health and welfare charity, the Seafarers Hospital Society (SHS) has launched its latest initiative for fishing families. For the next 5 years they are generously funding Brighter Smiles, Cornwall’s oral health programme for children aged 5 - 9 in Newlyn School, right at the heart of the Cornish fishing community. Poor dental health [...]

Brighter Smiles Secured for Children in Bugle and Nanpean

Almost 450 nursery and primary school children in the heart of the Cornish clay area will be improving their long term oral health outcomes thanks to the generous support of Bristol-based DecaDent Ltd, leading provider of dental surgery equipment and service. The three-year commitment from DecaDent will enable the expert Brighter Smiles team from Smile [...]

Smile Together Dental CIC and Resonance Ltd win national SEUK Award for ‘Social Investment Deal of the Year’

These national awards, organised by Social Enterprise UK (SEUK), are the biggest celebration of social enterprise in the sector. Shining a spotlight on the leading lights of the social enterprise community, they recognise the outstanding achievements of businesses across the UK which trade for a social purpose, that give back, enrich communities and make a [...]

Impact Special Edition for #SmilesAtSea 2019

We’ve proudly published our latest Impact Special Edition showcasing our #SmilesAtSea 2019 success in reaching out to the local fishing community across Cornwall and Devon harboursides. This comes hot on the heels of winning The Dental Awards 2019 for ‘Best Outreach or Charity Initiative’! We’re equally proud that something we began here in Cornwall has [...]

Brighter Smiles Ahead for Children in Mawgan-in-Pydar Primary School

Children at Mawgan-in-Pydar Primary School will be smiling brightly thanks to the generosity of Steve Coombe, owner of interior design company 3iDog. Steve is funding Brighter Smiles – Cornwall's Oral Health Campaign – in this local school which will see over 120 children receive oral health care and education from October 2019. This commitment sees [...]

Retired dentist makes generous donation to Brighter Smiles

Tooth decay remains the number one reason why children aged between five and nine are admitted to hospital. All of us in Smile Together remain passionate about oral health education and improving long term outcomes for Cornish children, which is why we invest so much of our own time and resource into Brighter Smiles, Cornwall’s [...]

Smile Together on the BBC

Smile Together featured in a powerful BBC Inside Out South West programme on Monday 7th October 2019 about access to NHS dentistry in Cornwall and what we’re doing as a dental social enterprise to reach those in our communities who need us most and improve oral health education. We then appeared on BBC national television [...]

Highly commended at EO Awards!

Smile Together Dental CIC is delighted to be announced as being highly commended in the Employee Owned Positive Impact of the Year Award category in the prestigious UK Employee Ownership Awards. The awards, run by the Employee Ownership Association (EOA) and sponsored by Baxendale, were held at the EOA Gala Dinner on the 27 November [...]