healthy living heart Oral Health

The Oral Health Improvement Service in St Helens provides support and advice to the community. 

For further information call 0300 300 0103 or email hit@sthelens.gov.uk

 

 

             

 

 

Some of the programmes that the service delivers across St Helens include:

Supervised tooth brushing programme in Nursery settings and Special Schools.

Toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste packs to all Primary School children in St Helens.

Support Health Visitor assessment clinics with child oral health packs and oral health family support.

Training for Early Years staff, Health Visiting teams, school health teams, school staff, dental staff, nursing and care staff, carers of vulnerable groups and other health professionals.

Provide educational resource loan box for schools, nurseries, carehomes, vulnerable groups and colleges to access and deliver consistent and current oral health information to their groups.

Work with local dental teams to promote oral health within their practices.

The Oral Health staff attend and support a number of local and national campaigns and community based events throughout the year.