The University of Glasgow Dental School wins award

on 20th June 2018

The University of Glasgow Dental School has been announced as the winner of the Oral Health Foundation award for the Best National Smile Month Event at the Dental Awards 2018 for their Big Smile Big Band Event

Verified by the Guinness World Records, the dental school successfully created the world’s biggest ever smile at the SEC Glasgow on 9 June 2017.

The British Endodontic Society is proud to have been a major sponsor of this exciting event that highlighted the importance of oral health and celebrated the successes of the Childsmile programme, an NHS Scotland campaign aimed at improving the oral health of children in Scotland.

The record breaking human smile event was led by Dr Will McLean (lead for alumni development at the dental school) and Professor Jeremy Bagg (head of the dental school).

Photo caption: Big Smile Big Band awarded Best National Smile Month Event.  Left to right – Mike Waplington (past-president BES), Zoe Lyons (host of awards), Will McLean, Elizabeth Todd, Lydia McGowan, Annabel Thomas (Chief Operations Officer – BES), Jeremy Bagg. Photo credit: Smile Photography

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