The rate of tooth decay in BwD’s children is falling because health professionals are promoting milk and water only; spit don’t rinse when toothbrushing, brush twice a day especially before bedtime & the public health team have provided these services:

•             Kind To Teeth Parent Champions training

•             GULP (give up loving pop) challenge in year 3-4 with Blackburn Rovers supporting

•             Health Visitors give out free toothbrushes, toothpaste and free flowing cups for every child aged 1

•             Supervised brushing in nurseries and reception

•             Training the workforce in good oral health

Have a look at what resources are available on World Oral Heath Day here:

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