Designed to Smile

Project Aim


To reduce child tooth decay rates in Wales and promote healthy eating.


What does the project entail

 

Pupils with consent take part in supervised toothbrushing, once during the school day.    

 

Also carried out on the school premises are non invasive caries prevention treatments such as, topical fluoride application and fissure sealants. 

 

The team provides dental health education sessions and teaching resources e.g. Age related PowerPoint presentations, mouth models, work sheets, puppets, healthy eating chef


What is required from the school?


Classroom with PowerPoint facilty


How do the pupils directly benefit?


Curriculum links at key stage 2 to PSHE as well as literacy and numeracy through worksheets and presentations.

 

To learn more check out our testimonials page:  
http://www.designedtosmile.co.uk/testimonials.html

 

Contact information


The schools we are involved with have our details; in line with programme policy we are at this stage unable to offer ‘one off’ lessons if the schools are not involved in the D2S prevention programme. However we can lend teaching resources, tel: 01792 301098.


Are there any ready-to-use resources available?


Downloadable resources and activity sheets can be found at:        
http://www.designedtosmile.co.uk/resources.html


For any queries, regarding the Edunet site, contact Emily marchant on E.K.Marchant@swansea.ac.uk

 

Supplier

Designed to Smile Team

Tel:

01792 301098

Email:

Mandy.Silva@wales.nhs.uk
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