Virtual education sessions

Our oral health promotion team members regularly visit primary schools, nurseries and family hubs across Cornwall, setting up toothbrushing clubs, applying fluoride varnish to little teeth and delivering fun educational sessions. During the COVID-19 pandemic we created a series of virtual oral health education sessions for children aged 4-6 which are available here. We hope you enjoy learning about “The Functions of the Teeth”, “Toothbrushing”, “Tooth Decay”, and “Diet and your Teeth”:

Keeping in touch with our Cornish schools, nurseries and family hubs, Cornwall’s oral health programme Brighter Smiles presents the first of four virtual oral health education sessions for those children aged 4-6 years either at home or in school.

Keeping in touch with our Cornish schools, nurseries and family hubs, Cornwall’s oral health programme Brighter Smiles presents the second of four virtual oral health education sessions for those children aged 4-6 years either at home or in school.

Keeping in touch with our Cornish schools, nurseries and family hubs, Cornwall’s oral health programme Brighter Smiles presents the third of four virtual oral health education sessions for those children aged 4-6 years either at home or in school.

Keeping in touch with our Cornish schools, nurseries and family hubs, Cornwall’s oral health programme Brighter Smiles presents the fourth of four virtual oral health education sessions for those children aged 4-6 years either at home or in school.

Dylan the dragon

You can also watch “Dylan the Dragon and the Sugarbugs” – this colourful animation was created by Daniel Mealing, a Media Arts student at Plymouth University, who worked with us to create an engaging short film to teach children aged 3-5 years about the effects of sugar on teeth and the importance of toothbrushing:

This animation was created by Plymouth University student Tong Wei in collaboration with Brighter Smiles. “Sugar and our Teeth” teaches children aged 7-10 years about the effects of sugar on their teeth and the importance of taking good care of their oral health: