Smile Together

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 [...]

Celebrating Christmas the Smile Together way!

Christmas is always a good time to reflect and we’re so proud of what we’ve achieved together as a team and in partnership throughout 2019. This year we reached even further into our communities with Smiles At Sea and Brighter Smiles, and were so excited that the work we do was featured on national television [...]

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 [...]

Smile Together gets #mouthaware for Mouth Cancer Action Month 2019

Mouth Cancer Action Month ran throughout November, organised by the Oral Health Foundation to raise awareness about mouth cancer. We joined health professionals from dentistry and other specialisms in highlighting the risk factors for mouth cancer, as well as the importance of performing self-checks to maintain good oral health and visiting your dentist as soon [...]

Brighter Smiles ahead as Seafarers Hospital Society launches oral health initiative for schoolchildren in Newlyn

Respected maritime health and welfare charity, the Seafarers Hospital Society (SHS), was with us in Newlyn School on Wednesday 13th November 2019 to launch its latest initiative for fishing families. For the next 5 years SHS is generously funding our Brighter Smiles oral health programme for children aged 5 - 9 in Newlyn School, right [...]

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 [...]

Brighter Dental welcomes experienced dental hygiene therapist to the team

We are delighted to welcome Laura Smith to our Brighter Dental practice in Newquay which operates from Newquay Hospital on St Thomas’ Road, right in the heart of the community. Originally from Stafford, Laura studied dental therapy and hygiene at Birmingham University Dental Hospital, graduating in July 2017. She moved to Newquay with her twin [...]