We are pleased to offer free Oral Health Education sessions with our Dental Nurse Gina Leadbeatter. Gina is a British Dental Association qualified Oral Health Educator... she is also a lot of fun! This is one of the many ways we support our patients in the quest to achieve a healthy mouth and minimise treatment needs.
For younger children there are brushing demonstrations, colouring and play food games. Disclosing tablets are popular and a great way of seeing where hidden plaque lurks. For teenagers there is advice on good oral hygiene whilst undergoing orthodontics. For adults, disclosing is also encouraged as a great tool for identifying the plaque that causes gum disease which can lead to decay and tooth loss. Also flossing, interdental cleaning and brushing advice, including using an electric toothbrush effectively if necessary. All of this will give you confidence in your oral hygiene routine at home. Patients receive a goody bag with relevant information, free samples including a toothbrush, timer, and for the children, games sheets, stickers and brushing charts.
If you feel you could benefit from a visit, or you have children that need encouragement, just book an appointment with our receptionist and Gina will look forward to seeing you.