Oral Health and Dental Care

Aims and objectives

To develop an academic platform for collaborative partnerships across primary care so as to nurture academic careers in primary dental care.

  1. Nurture and facilitate career pathways for clinical academic general dental practitioners
  2. Encourage dissemination of research findings and / or establish academic collaborations
  3. Link to wider academic networks in primary care and develop collaborative projects that are of relevance to both academic primary dental and medical care
  4. The outcome of ‘3’ above should optimise care for multi-morbid conditions.

BJGP Life article - https://bjgplife.com/being-bothered-about-billys-oral-health/

Concensus statement

Our consensus statement for oral health in people with severe mental illness in collaboration with the SAPC Mental Health SIG was launched on 1st February 2022.  

Podcast with Oral Health Foundation in their Smile Month initiative



Vishal Aggarwal and Wendy Thompson


NHS Dentistry and oral health update (Nov 2021) - special focus: Dentistry and patients with mental illness