Winners announced for BSDHT and Wrigley’s Community Grant

Having recently teamed up with the Wrigley Company Foundation to promote community projects among its members, the British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy (BSDHT) is delighted to announce the winners!

The Community Grant has been awarded to:

  • Ruth Potterton for her Dental Buddies: One Step Beyond campaign
  • Melanie Smith for her Healthy Smiles project
  • Frances Marriott for Oral Health within the Dementia Discovery Zone

The three above successful applicants will each receive up to £1,500 in grants to support their projects, enabling them to put their plans into action and have maximum impact within their local communities.

Congratulations to all our winners and we wish you the best of luck in your projects this year!

All the reports from the winning projects will be available to view at the Oral Health Conference and Exhibition, to be held on 23-24 November at the Telford International Centre. Book your tickets today!


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The British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy (BSDHT) is a nationally recognised body that represents over 4,000 Dental Hygienists and Dental Therapists across the UK and beyond.

BSDHT maintain an on-going dialogue with the General Dental Council (GDC), the Departments of Health and all of the main groups representing dental care professionals, and attends meetings of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Dentistry, bringing dental hygiene and therapy to the attention of government ministers and MP’s.

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