What happens at school

All children in P1 will receive a free dental pack with toothbrush and toothpaste and oral health messages.

2.7.1_Children brushing at school

For some local authority schools:

  • P1 and P2 pupils will take part in daily supervised toothbrushing.

The Childsmile team will visit your child’s school to provide:

  • twice yearly fluoride varnish applications
  • information about the programme and answer your questions
  • advice for parents to help you care for your child’s teeth.

Find out which of the Childsmile staff you will meet at your child’s school.