Oral Health Promotion  in  NHS Practice

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Our Practice Osgodby Dental Centre. Dentists 5Therapist - 1Hygienist -1NursesOral health promotion trained 2Smoking cessation trained 5Receptionists -2.5. Our Involvement. Local peer review group started 2007Practice involved in 3 projectsEvidence based prevention protocolsFluoride us

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1. Oral Health Promotion in NHS Practice

2. Our Practice Osgodby Dental Centre Dentists – 5 Therapist - 1 Hygienist -1 Nurses Oral health promotion trained – 2 Smoking cessation trained – 5 Receptionists -2.5

3. Our Involvement Local peer review group started 2007 Practice involved in 3 projects Evidence based prevention protocols Fluoride use literature for patients Development of dental therapist

4. Prevention Protocols Evidence base – SIGN protocols for prevention Laminated sheets in all surgeries with guidelines

5. Toothpaste leaflets Facilitated via VT project

6. Entry into Oral Health Promotion Accreditation Scheme Smooth entry into scheme – already implemented for 1 year Use of “Delivering Oral Health Toolkit”

7. Our Practice Every child has a prevention plan Using the whole dental team Resources from pilot scheme Toothbrush & toothpaste packs Fluoride varnish Supporting literature Training in oral health promotion for team

8. Prevention Agreements Written agreement between dentist and patient/parent Aide memoir tick list for dentist Aimed at reinforcing preventative elements of treatment Patient/parent actively engages with preventive plan

9. Smoking Cessation

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