Revisions to Delivering Better Oral Health

Sent on behalf of Sandra White National Lead for Dental Public Health, Public Health England The British Society of Periodontology were closely involved in developing the guidance of the 3rd edition, originally published in 2014 Revisions to Delivering Better Oral Health have now been published on: In response to recent revised guidance 2 sections of Delivering Better Oral Health (DBOH) version 3 have been updated: • Section 4 Healthier eating advice and relevant summary tables: to reflect the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) Carbohydrates and Health report (2015) • Section 8 Alcohol misuse and oral health and relevant summary table: to include The Chief Medical Officer for England guidelines on lower risk drinking. This is further supported by an online training module for anyone wanting the knowledge and skills to deliver very brief alcohol consumption advice: In addition, 2 NEW DBOH factsheets have been published which summarise the key actions for oral health improvement for adults and children. DBOH is a key source of evidence based advice for dental teams and wider professional groups.