In keeping with our preventative care policy at Clock Tower Dental Care Dr Nicola Taylor returned to school recently to encourage and inform local schoolchildren to keep their teeth healthy.
Nicola visited Class 1 and Class 2 at Fountains C of E Primary School to help the children understand how to look after their teeth. They played games to identify which foods were good and bad for your teeth, looked at pictures of what happens to teeth if they are not looked after properly and used disclosing tablets to see where plaque likes to stick to teeth. Nicola, who thoroughly enjoyed her visit, said “It was interesting to see what the children thought about food and looking after their teeth. Some children thought chocolate coated cereal would be good for their teeth because it was cereal whereas the chocolate coating isn’t good for teeth. It is important that children know how to look after their teeth from a young age as this will ensure that they have healthy mouths for as long as possible, reducing the need for fillings and extractions.”
The children wrote to thank Nicola for her visit saying how much they had enjoyed the activities and promising that they would try hard to look after their teeth in the future.
If your school is interested in having a similar visit please contact the practice to see what we can arrange.