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Brushing your Teeth

Oral health is looking after your mouth, teeth and gums and this starts in childhood.

Whether it’s tips on tooth brushing or your child’s first trip to the dentist the following links can help you find lots of advice on how to look after your children’s teeth.

Fluoride Varnish programme
​​​​​​​Aiming to reduce dental decay

Tooth brushing programme
For good tooth brushing techniques

Tooth brushing tips
More tooth brushing tips for parents and carers

Healthy smiles
Oral health advice for children 0-12 years

Tooth brushing HABIT
A guide for looking after your baby’s teeth

If you need a dentist
Find a dentist in your area

For more information regarding oral health programmes, please visit the Oral Health Improvement Team website or call: 01274 259084 or 01274 259085 or email: ohp@bdct.nhs.uk

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