Smile Together

Celebrating our own ‘Rockstars’ on IT Professionals Day 2020

Congratulations to the Smile Together Systems Support team of Nick, Kate and Joe, who have been honoured with the “Rockstar of the Year” award in the inaugural IT Pro Day Awards, which recognises IT professionals who have demonstrated excellence in their profession. The team were nominated for their response to the COVID-19 pandemic – fast-tracking [...]

We are proud to officially publish our 2019/2020 Social Impact Report

Here at Smile Together we’re all about creating healthier happier communities across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We’re therefore very proud to publish our Social Impact Report for 2019/2020, marking another year of outstanding social impact that has seen us make a real and sustainable difference to the oral health of thousands of local [...]

Our road back to practice

We’re still operating Cornwall’s Urgent Dental Care Hubs (UDCH) for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly on behalf of NHS England, which has been the case since we opened the county’s first Hub in Bodmin on Easter Saturday. However, we are getting back to practice in most locations now and hope the following update will [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]