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Oral health is an important topic for all primary pupils as effective dental care needs to start young for a lifetime of healthy teeth. The two teaching resources will help pupils learn about the functions and care of teeth; the difference between good and bad habits essential to develop positive cleaning routines; as well as learning about eating the right types of foods for good oral health.

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5- 7 year old classes

Four lesson plans with teacher notes, curriculum references and power-points support classroom delivery. There are posters for download for display in classrooms, reception areas or your library.

7-11 year old classes

Six lesson plans start with healthy lifestyles, working through to converting a classroom into a dental practice. Supported by teacher notes, curriculum references, power-points and posters to download, there are Two Minute Challenges. Try them for yourselves first.

Assembly

A comprehensive assembly on the topic of oral health. The content is adaptable for audiences of different ages. There’s an information sheet from the Oral Health Foundation to download here. And don’t forget the engaging story, The Lost Smile, specially commissioned for the Extra® Smile Back project. You can buy a copy for your library.

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