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BWD Council Oral Health Education Training - Live Well

Dates & Locations

** This course for BWD employees only

Hancock Street Children Centre

Hancock Street



Friday 17th November 2023 - 10:00 - 12:00

Friday 17th November 2023 - 13:00 - 15:00

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Course Overview

This training is aimed at professionals who work within the public sector who wish to improve their oral health knowledge, information, and skills to enable them to deliver effective oral health advice to a wider population, covering a variety of care groups.

Aims & objectives

To educate the attendees and provide them with the knowledge, information and skills to enable them to deliver effective oral health advice to a wider population, covering a variety of different care groups.

We would teach the attendees how to deliver the relevant oral health information, across a wide range of care groups. For those working in adult social care delivering to those with learning disabilities, we would add additional advice on assisted brushing techniques and for the homeless and substance misuse, we would add advice on the consequences of this on oral health.

Course content

  • Diet, safe snacks/drinks
  • What is an acid attack?
  • The three elements necessary to cause tooth decay
  • Department of health recommended number of 4 daily acid attacks
  • The consequences of substances misuse on oral health
  • Extrinsic/intrinsic sugars (smoothies)
  • Systematic brushing techniques
  • Assisted brushing techniques
  • Fluoride toothpaste
  • Fluoride mouthwash and when
  • Flossing/Tepe brushes
  • Disclosing tablets

Expected Outcomes

This would be delivered in a way to ensure that all attendees fully understand the impact and potential consequences of poor oral health and hygiene, to ensure that they are able to address this with a confident, preventative approach. Simply by understanding and adapting the "4 acid attacks a day" can have an enormous impact on the decay rate and oral health of an individual.

Cancellation Notice period and fees payable

4.1. Subject to clause 4.2 below, where we have accepted / confirmed the Services purchased by you and formed a legally binding agreement with you, then you are permitted within 14 working days starting on the day after the date we have concluded our agreement, to cancel your purchase of the Services. Where the cancellation is made within 14 days of the proposed training, clause 4.4 will apply.  

4.2. If you have purchased an Online Course and have already accessed, downloaded all or part of the Online Course and/or started to use that Online Course then you shall have no right to cancel your order at any time i.e. clause 4.1 shall not apply.

4.3. In the event of a cancellation 14 days' notice must be given (wherever possible) in this case a full refund will be given.

4.4. In the event of a cancellation where less than 14 days, but more than 7 days' notice is given, 50% of the course fee will be refunded.

4.5. Where less than 72 hours' notice is given, payments are non-refundable, although we may offer an alternative course date.

4.6. For non-attendance due to sickness, an alternative date may will be offered on a subsequent course.

4.7. Where a course is booked that requires attendance on more than one day, delegates are required to attend all sessions. No reductions of refunds will be made, where a delegate fails to attend or wishes to cancel any number of days.

4.8. In the case of Redbridge Associate Ltd or Dental World One Ltd, where an agreement is in place for private course fees to be deducted from salary payments, you will remain liable for the deduction under clause 9.5.  

4.9. We reserve the right to cancel the course at short notice, should unforeseen circumstances occur, where a course is re-scheduled, an alternative date will be arranged, if the course is cancelled a full refund will be given.

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