Alderman Maureen Morrow Mid & East Antrim Borough Council re Mouth Matters Oral Health Programme

“The Mouth Matters course provides an excellent insight into how good oral health is essential to good general health. Leigh delivers the information in a lighthearted manner, making it personal to each participant with lots of interaction. One participant said “I can’t believe I spent 2 hours learning about oral health and I am looking forward to next weeks session. Brilliant course, well delivered.”

 

Oral health education is tailored to your group – large or small of all ages – 0-99 years+

Ante natal groups

Post natal/new mums

Parent and toddler groups

Pre school groups

Schools – Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4 – we work with teachers to ensure curriculum requirements are met

PTA groups

Third level education group

Personal development

Life and social skills – personal hygiene

Special education

Community groups

Carers

 

All sessions aim to be fun, informative and  interactive.

 

A range of topics can be covered in your session. For example –  

The mouth, teeth and oral health

Oral hygiene – tooth brushing, cleaning between teeth including practical sessions

Food, nutrition and oral health  – e.g sugars, snacking, healthy eating/drinking

Lifestyle factors affecting oral health e.g. tobacco use, alcohol, recreational drugs, oral piercings, exercise

Oral and general health links

Dental diseases – what they are and how to prevent them

 

Resources suitable to each group are included in the cost.E.g. toothbrushes, inter dental cleaning aids, support literature

Sessions are charged according to time spent with your group and takes into account resources, preparation, travel etc. e.g 90 minute session costs £110