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Oral Health Education and Training

Oral Health Education and Training 

Currently all our oral health education and training activities are via Zoom. We are happy to arrange an online session for your group. Drop us an email at info@growingsmiles.co.uk and let us know how we can help. 

Alderman Maureen Morrow Mid & East Antrim Borough Council about Mouth Matters Oral Health Programme

“The Mouth Matters course provides an excellent insight into how good oral health is essential to good general health. LeighGS delivers the information in a lighthearted manner, making it personal to each participant with lots of interaction. One participant said “I can’t believe I spent 2 hours learning about oral health and I am looking forward to next weeks session. Brilliant course, well delivered.”

Oral health education and training is tailored to your group – large or small of all ages – 0-99 years+

  • Antenatal groups
  • Post natal/new mums
  • Parent and toddler groups
  • Preschool groups
  • Schools – Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4 – we work with teachers to ensure curriculum requirements are met
  • Team/Staff training & education
  • PTA groups
  • Third level education group
  • Personal development
  • Life and social skills – personal hygiene
  • Special education
  • Community groups
  • Carers
  • Professional groups e.g. speech and language therapists, dieticians, occupational therapists, nurses, carers etc

All sessions aim to be fun, informative and interactive and are based on current scientific evidence

A range of topics can be covered in your session. For example – 

  • Oral health for overall health and well being
  • The mouth, teeth and oral health
  • Oral hygiene – tooth brushing, cleaning between teeth including practical sessions
  • Food, nutrition and oral health  – e.g sugars, snacking, healthy eating/drinking
  • Lifestyle factors affecting oral health e.g. tobacco use, alcohol, recreational drugs, oral piercings, exercise
  • Oral and general health links
  • Dental diseases – what they are and how to prevent them

 

Resources suitable to each group are included in the cost. These may be posted to an agreed address ahead of the session/s. E.G.  toothbrushes, inter dental cleaning aids, support literature etc

Cost based on group needs and takes into account resources, preparation.  60 minute session costs £110. Contact us for more information, discuss your needs and quote.

 

DENTAL PROFESSIONALS

We provide education and training for all dental team members on prevention, minimal intervention, oral health care etc. 

Contact us for more details, discuss your needs, get a quote and arrange a session for yourself and/or your team. This is a great way to update your team and ensure evidence based oral health advice is being offered consistently to patients. Cost is based on time/travel/resources etc

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