Whether it’s their first tooth, or their visit to the dentist, a child’s early experiences of oral health can impact on the rest of their lives.
During the Early Years (3-5 years), whether it’s their first tooth, or their visit to the dentist, a child’s early experiences of oral health can impact on the rest of their lives. That’s why it’s so important to teach them
During Key Stage One (ages 5-7) pupils learn about themselves as developing individuals and as members of their communities, building on their own experiences and on the early learning goals for personal, social and emotional development. They learn the basic
During Key Stage Two (ages 7-11) pupils learn about themselves as growing and changing individuals with their own experiences and ideas, and as members of their communities. They become more mature, independent and self-confident and learn about the wider world
Brush Time: Our NEW toothbrushing programme
This new and comprehensive tooth brushing programme has been developed by the Oral Health Foundation to advise nursery and school staff on how they can help children to brush their teeth properly.
It is also a really useful for dental professionals visiting schools too!
Brush Time is suitable for all children of all ages in both part-time and full-time education and care, and is freely downloadable.
Learn more about Brush Time.
Dental Buddy’s messages for children are simple:
I think the Buddy system is a good idea and hopefully will give more people the confidence to go into schools and educate our children.
I was not expecting to get what was delivered and each piece of material will be a great help for our presentation. Thank you very much.
We highly recommend Brush Time to all teachers. It has replaced our in-house toothbrushing programme. The illustrations are excellent and we have rolled it out to our nationwide centres.