Bridgewater Community Dental Service Oral Health Improvement Teams

Oral Health Promotion ServiceDescription of the Oral Health Improvement Service

The role of Oral Health Improvement is to promote important evidence based oral health messages to groups in the community.

Some of the programmes include:

  • Supervised Toothbrushing in early year settings and reception classes
  • Toothbrush/toothpaste distribution scheme for school aged children
  • Tasty Tuck Award for Primary Schools
  • Training for early years staff, health visiting teams, school health advisors, nursing and care staff.

The team also attend and support a number of local and national campaigns, and community based events throughout the year.


Who can access the service?

Health professionals, early years staff, school health advisors, teachers, nursing and care home staff, public health teams, local authorities and external agencies.

Teams can be contacted about the programmes or to arrange training sessions.

We also have a selection of resources which are available on a loan basis.


How can people access the service?

Teams are based in Stockport, Trafford and Warrington.

Services can be contacted by telephone or e-mail using the contact details below.


Where is the service offered?

We offer our Oral Health Promotion service in the following locations:

  • early years settings
  • children’s centres
  • community based locations
  • adult learning establishments
  • nursing and care homes.

Our leaflets

Oral Health Care for Babies

Oral Health Care in Pregnancy

Oral Health Care in Children

The good toothbrushing guide for parents and carers of children with additional needs

When toothbrushing is difficult advice for parents, carers with additional needs


Videos


Contact details

Stockport

Dental Dept
2nd Floor Kingsgate
Wellington Road North
Stockport
SK4 1LW

Telephone: 0161 204 2716
Email: anne.jepson@nhs.net

Trafford
Dental Dept
Seymour Grove Health Centre
70 Seymour Grove
Old Trafford
Manchester
M16 0LW

Telephone: 0161 786 3331
Email: ann.donnelly2@nhs.netjacqui.delaney@nhs.net

Warrington
Bath Street Health and Wellbeing Centre
Legh Street
Warrington
WA1 1UG

Telephone: 01925 867973
Email: marion.stockton@bridgewater.nhs.uk


Related websites

North West Dental Health

British Dental Health Foundation

Delivering Better Oral Health; Third Edition- Department of Health (June 2014)


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