Oral Health Promotion

£ 36.00 incl VAT

Good oral health supports children to eat, speak and socialise without disease, discomfort or embarrassment. Yet in the UK today, around 25% of five year olds have tooth decay, much of which is untreated. Book our Oral Health Promotion training to explore the factors that can impact on children’s oral health, such as diet, tooth brushing and dental visits. You’ll learn useful tips and strategies to help you support families in looking after their children’s teeth.

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What you’ll learn in the Oral Health Promotion training

  • The importance of good oral health
  • Factors that can impact children’s oral health, such as extended bottle use and frequent consumption of sugary foods
  • How to look after children’s teeth- including appropriate teeth cleaning techniques and when to visit the dentist
  • Tooth friendly snacks and drinks
  • Suitable cups and beakers for children
  • Information on how to apply the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) requirement to promote the “good oral health of children”

Who is this training suitable for?

Early Years Practitioners, such as those working in nurseries and Children Centres, childminders and nannies.

Health professionals, such as: Health Visitors, Midwives, GP’s and Pharmacists.

Those looking to develop their knowledge in early years nutrition, such as: students, nutritionists, dietitians and volunteers.

Leaning Content

The training comprises of information slides and interactive activities.

Resources to support your practice and share with families.

Estimated study time 1- 1.5 hours.


Short multiple choice assessment.

Knowledge Development Plan (KDP) to reflect on your learning.


Certificate issued on successful completion of the course and the Knowledge Development Plan (KDP).

Please Note: Your account is valid and will remain open for twelve months from the date of purchase. After the twelve months the account may be closed if there is no activity/use and any data and/or documentation will not be available to access.


£36 inc VAT.


“Excellent, informative and concise, easy to read, a great course”. – Amy Miaoyi Huang, Magic Years Nursery, 2024

“This course has offered me useful tips on how to meet the EYFS requirements to promote oral health, understand factors that affect children dental health and its consequences, understand how to look after children teeth, learn about tooth friendly foods and drink and suitable cups for children and how to support parents to take care of their children’s teeth”. – Ebelechukwu Elui, Nursery Practitioners, Little Bear’s Nursery, 2023

Sign up to the Oral Health Promotion training today!

For more information on the Nutrition team and the work we do click here.