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Wrigley Week’ National Smile Month podcast series launched

20 October 2021

For National Smile Month this year, the Wrigley Oral Healthcare Programme sponsored a ‘Wrigley Week’ podcast series in conjunction with the Oral Health Foundation.

The podcasts were focused on a range of topics, from the impact of COVID-19 on the dental industry to the importance of educating patients on prevention. We hope you find them both informative and interesting as we all continue to support better oral health outcomes. Find out more about each podcast and listen below.

Oral Health and Prevention

Professor Avijit Banerjee, Professor of Cariology & Operative Dentistry and Professor Tim Newton, Professor and Consultant in Psychology as Applied to Dentistry at King’s College London discuss the increased role of prevention in good oral health routines, especially post-COVID, and how sugarfree gum can act as an additional tool to tackle caries.

On the Go Oral Health

Dr Ben Atkins, President of the Oral Health Foundation discusses how we can look after our oral health while we’re on the go, including long journeys, in-between meals and what to do if you forget to brush!

Oral Health and COVID-19 Impact

In another episode, Dr Ben Atkins, President of the Oral Health Foundation discusses the significant impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on oral healthcare and the dental industry, as well as how it has affected oral health outcomes and access to care.

Oral Health at Work

Dr Michael Dodds, Senior Principal and Lead Oral Health Scientist at Mars Wrigley, discusses oral health in the workplace and what more we can do to manage our oral health at work ourselves.

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