Oral health

Areas of focus

  • Improvements in oral health should focus on reducing oral health inequalities by reducing the dental decay experience of 5 year old children though oral health education materials and emphasising the benefits in a low sugar diet, providing better access at an earlier age to fluoride interventions especially promoting the use fluoride toothpastes at the correct concentration.
  • Improve oral health of Looked After Children –through oral health education material specially targeted at carers  
  • Implement Smoking Cessation Level 2 service within dental practices with support from Smoking cessation team
  • The Children’s Services department of Central Bedfordshire Council to ensure all commissioned oral health promotion programmes are evidence based

Last updated Friday, 22nd April 2016