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Pupils in Carclaze to have Brighter Smiles for third year running

Over 420 pupils at Carclaze Community Primary School will continue improving their oral health after Imerys Minerals and West Carclaze Garden Village renewed their commitment for the third year running to Brighter Smiles - Cornwall’s oral health campaign.  The £1500 per annum shared donation reflects both companies’ commitment to reversing the continuing trend of avoidable [...]

Smile Together teams donating thousands of oral health packs in their local communities

England’s Chief Medical Officer, Professor Chris Whitty, recently Tweeted that ‘Coastal communities have some of the most serious health problems in England but have often been overlooked’. Recognising how the COVID-19 pandemic has significantly compounded issues for those already experiencing poor access to dental care, Smile Together teams have been generously and enthusiastically volunteering their [...]

Learning through Engagement at Truro Learning Academy

Brighter Smiles, Cornwall’s oral health programme, will be delivered in Truro Learning Academy and Nursery from September 2021 thanks to Smile Together who launched Brighter Smiles back in 2016 when the company became an employee-owned dental social enterprise. Whilst Smile Together directly funds elements of Brighter Smiles including a number of school communities, the programme [...]

No change to our Covid measures from 19th July 2021

Whilst the Government has reinforced their plans to relax Covid restrictions in England from Monday 19th July some guidance remains in place, not least that people should: Meet others outside where possible Wear face coverings (unless exempt) including in health care and crowded public settings such as public transport Regularly test, isolating when positive The [...]

National Nominate a Smile prize scooped by local island dentist

Isles of Scilly dentist Dr Michael Twamley has been recognised for his dedication to improving oral health in his local community as part of a nationwide competition by the Oral Health Foundation. The competition, which ran as part of the charity’s National Smile Month campaign (17 May – 17 June), aimed to find hidden heroes [...]

Brighter Smiles Ahoy for Children in Port Isaac

Children at Port Isaac Community Primary School and Nursery will be smiling brightly thanks to the generosity of local residents Mick Allen and Hannah Hutchison. The couple are generously funding Brighter Smiles – Cornwall's Oral Health Campaign – in this Cornish school community which will see over 70 children receive oral health care and education [...]

Celebrating EO Day 2021 – we’re #BetterTogether!

On Friday 25th June we joined the EOA and fellow employee-owned businesses across the country in celebrating the ninth annual EO Day – the national celebration of employee ownership in the UK bringing together the EO sector and supporters to raise awareness of the positive impact EO has on individuals, business and the economy. Due [...]

Celebrating National Smile Month 2021 and our colleagues who make others smile!

Smile Together once again joined the Oral Health Foundation and other oral care organisations nationally to celebrate National Smile Month (17th May - 17th June) and highlight the importance of taking good care of your oral health. We entered the Nominate a Smile competition and as well as sharing top tips, advice and information on [...]

A Green Commitment to a Sustainable Future – our Journey has Begun!

We’re immensely proud of our well-earned reputation for delivering patient care and tackling oral health inequality in local communities, as you can read in our previous Social Impact Reports here. Now our commitment to B Corp has inspired us to become more environmentally friendly and better balance our social and environmental impact, considering ‘people, planet, [...]

Smile Together Decon Team finalists in the Dental Awards 2021

We were thrilled to see our Decon Team of just 5 technicians recognised as finalists in the ‘Practice Decontamination Award’ at the 23rd annual Dental Awards ceremony on Friday 28th May 2021 hosted virtually by BBC weather presenter and meteorologist Sarah Keith-Lucas. They now operate dedicated decontamination facilities in Truro and Bodmin on behalf of [...]