Session Outline:

This session aims to:

Update participants on the key oral health messages:

  • Brush teeth for 2 minutes, twice a day. Spit don’t rinse.
  • Eat a healthy balance diet. Limit sugary food and drink to mealtimes only.
  • Visit the dentist regularly.
  • Tobacco and alcohol use increases your risk of mouth cancer.

Re-motivate staff to impart oral health information to service users

Learning outcomes: By the end of the session participants will be able to:

  • List the key oral heath messages.
  • Recognise the importance of oral health within their role.

Teaching & Learning Strategy: This is an interactive session to enthuse participants with oral health. Participants will leave the session with the knowledge and understanding of oral health and the ability and drive to incorporate this into their role.

Target Audience:

  • Suitable for participants that have completed the ‘Essential Oral Health’ session.
  • Essential for all staff within school health, health visiting, midwifery and Children’s Centres.

Duration: 1hour

Availability: Biannually

Booking details: Please contact the Oral Health Promotion Department for next available session.

Tel: 0115 9931485 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Refresher requirements: Every 2 years