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Oral Health

The Oral health service delivering information and training on how to improve their oral health.

Keeping a bright, healthy smile

We offer a range of services  

  • Support Health Visitor assessment clinics with child oral health packs and oral health family support.
  • Training for early year’s staff, health visiting teams, school health teams, school staff, dental teams, nursing and care staff, carers of vulnerable groups and a range of health professionals.
  • Provide educational resource loan box for schools, nurseries, care homes, vulnerable groups and colleges, to access and deliver consistent and current oral health information to their groups.
  • Work with local dental teams to promote oral health within their practices.
  • The wellbeing team attend and support local and national campaigns and community based events throughout the year with oral health promotion included.

Offering information and training to a range of health professionals and other health care professionals on how to support local people to improve their oral health. We also provide information to the public at community events.

The Oral Health team – won the National Patrons Prize Award from the National Oral Health Promotion Group in June 2017

The award was presented to the team by Jenny Godson   MBE (National Lead for Oral Health Improvement PHE, Chair of the Child Oral Health Improvement Programme Board)  for their partnership working embedding good oral health across the borough. The team provide training and resources for schools, nurseries, health visitors, care homes and other agencies.

Tooth paste

Children’s toothpaste available for sale at a reduced ‘no profit’ cost

Currently, adults and children living in St Helens are in the top category for poorest dental health in the whole country & we are working with local education and family settings to support the St Helens Wellbeing Oral Health programme.

Our Wellbeing service provides access to oral health education for children and families and includes training and resources. We also have a supply of children’s toothpaste available at a reduced ‘no profit’ cost.

Get involved

  • If you work in a setting with young children and Families and would like to take part in our oral health champion programme, please get in touch.
  • If you would like to purchase toothpaste, please contact us directly on 01744 371111 or ask at your local school or nursery.

How do I access the service?

To find out more information, please use our contact form and we will get back to you.

Get in touch with us today 

Telephone 01744 371111 or Email chcp.sthelens@nhs.net 

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Testimonials

I received a lot of information about my mouth and teeth, it is such a friendly service.

Oral Health

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