Oral Health Promotion leads on the implementation and maintenance of a range of evidence-based programmes to reduce both the levels of oral disease and inequalities of oral health in Bury.
Oral Health Promotion delivers training to key workforces and relevant health professionals and carers.
The Oral Health Promotion team has a particular focus on early years to lay the foundations for good oral health, targeting the areas and settings with the highest levels of poor oral health.
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Supervised daily tooth brushing programme in EYFS
The Brush Bus tooth brushing scheme has been launched in pre-school and nursery childcare settings in order to increase exposure to fluoride among the under five-year-old children in Bury. The Bury Oral Health Promotion Team are facilitating daily tooth brushing with family fluoride toothpaste at targeted establishments via staff training, support, advice to parents and the provision of equipment.
Nutrition, Hygiene and Dental health
The Golden Apple Award Scheme is designed for early years settings who wish to improve nutrition, hygiene and dental health amongst children in their care. The scheme is managed by Bury Council's Food Safety Team, Bury Council's Public Health Nutritionist and Pennine Care's NHS Bury Oral Health Team. For more information please visit
Independent oral health charity
Urgent Dental Care
Older and vulnerable people and people with additional needs
Dental Care Professionals (DCP's)
Bury & Local Area
Early Years Displays