Smile Together

Celebrating with a smile – UK Employee Ownership Day 2019

Smile Together is once again delighted to be part of #EODay run by the Employee Ownership Association (EOA). Especially as this year it’s EOA’s 40th anniversary and their special anniversary appeal is to give a healthy smile: This appeal is being run in partnership with our good friends Community Dental Services in the East [...]

#gettingtogether – Smile (Get) Together 2019

With team members located right across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly it’s not often we can all get together but this is just what we did in June, to coincide with the launch of our 2018/19 social impact report! Gathering together at Waterside Cornwall we heard from our non-executive directors John Burchill, Paul Critchley, [...]

Smiling Together for National Smile Month 2019

National Smile Month, which ran from 13th May to 13th June, is an annual high-profile campaign to raise awareness of the importance of good oral hygiene. The three key messages are central to the work that we do in delivering our dentistry with social impact across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly to create healthier [...]

We are proud to officially publish our 2018/19 Social Impact Report

We are proud to officially publish our 2018/19 Social Impact Report – a celebration of our achievements and social impact in a year which has seen us reinvesting our profits into frontline patient services as well as our community like never before. It really is dentistry with social impact, creating healthier happier communities. This is [...]

Brighter Dental attracts popular dentist back to Newquay

Dentist Jonathan Munns, who has previously practised in Newquay, has returned to the town. He joins the Brighter Dental team which operates from Newquay Hospital on St Thomas’ Road, right in the heart of the community. Jon qualified from Guy’s Hospital, London in December 1982 and his special interests include endodontics, oral surgery, tooth ware [...]

Our Smiles at Sea project WINS national dental award

We’re excited to announce that our Smiles at Sea project was announced as the WINNER of the national 2019 Dental Awards for ‘Best Outreach or Charity Initiative’.   Dental nurse Katie Rowe, who operationally led our Smiles at Sea project, and Head of HR Tina Allen attended the glittering awards ceremony on Friday 17th May [...]

Welcoming our local community to Harleigh Road Dental Centre

The Community Open Day at our new Harleigh Road Dental Centre on Saturday 18th May, which opens to patients towards the end of the month, was a great success. Our team enjoyed meeting so many people, including many local residents, and especially hearing such fond memories of this lovely building particularly from its days as [...]

All smiles as Cornish building contractors Bradys hand over Harleigh Road

Transforming this wonderful and much-loved former grammar school in Bodmin into a brand-new, purpose-designed and fully accessible dental centre was always an ambitious vision but thanks to the skill, hard work and commitment of our team and a range of local contractors, we’re there! It was all smiles on Thursday 16th May as we celebrated [...]

Impact Report – Spring 2019

We are really pleased to publish our latest edition of our Impact Report. In this edition we showcase how we’re positively blossoming together, reaching out to our community, often in partnership and always with amazing outcomes. Our prevention activities have seen us providing oral health education to more local children and engaging with more local organisations in [...]

Smile Together supports The Body Shop’s ‘End Period Poverty’ campaign

In line with our vision of creating healthier happier communities, we recently asked our teams to contribute to The Body Shop’s campaign donating sanitary products to local schools to support girls who can’t afford them. This was led by our Health and Wellbeing Committee who were moved to get involved after hearing that: 1 in 10 [...]