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Giving Teeth the Best Start in Life (Oral Health) 10-10-2017

Code:                         CH 0038

Title:               Giving Teeth the Best Start in Life (Oral Health)


Description:             The Oral Health Improvement Team presents a training course aimed at all early years workers ‘Giving Teeth the Best Start in Life’. The course will deliver an interesting over view of current evidence based Oral Health advice.

·         Guidance on starting a supervised tooth brushing programme in an early years setting

·         Dummies and feeding bottle use, impact on oral health

·         Dental access in Bolton


Audience:                 All practitioners who care for children aged 0-5 years


Date:                                                  Time:                        

Course 1                  10th October 2017                           1.00pm – 3.30pm


Venue:                       Castle Hill Centre, Castleton St, Bolton BL2 2JW


Presenter:                Lorna Dibnah, Oral Health Improvement Officer, Oral health Improvement Team.


Objectives:              By the end of this session you will be able to:-

        • Identify the role of the ‘Oral Health Improvement Team’ and be more familiar with the activities we provide for early years settings.
        • Recognise the importance of EARLY ‘Oral Health’ interventions.
        • State the four ‘Oral Health’ messages from the Delivering Better Oral Health: an evidence – based toolkit for prevention.
        • Promote partnerships with ‘Early years settings work force’ to improve children’s oral health.
        • Develop good positive ‘Oral Health’ working practices ensuring solid foundation for good oral health throughout life.


Price:                         No Charge


Booking Info:          Please complete this booking form and email to:



Cancellations:         For all cancellations please notify Training Shared Service Centre on 01204 337600 or email


A cancellation must be made at least 3 weeks prior to the event date, otherwise the following charges will apply:

·         If you cancel a course between 2 to 3 weeks of the course date        £25

·         If you cancel a course within 1 week of the course date                      Full price

·         If you fail to attend on the day                                                                   Full price