Ordering supplies

Professionals such as health visitors and dental practices are required to contact coordinators directly to request Childsmile materials.

Toothbrushes, racks and other dental products

These companies have been suggested by experienced practitioners to order materials and equipment for carrying out the programme.

BEC Plastics
Toothbrush racks and lids which come with symbols pre-printed, or symbols including 20 animal pictures, 20 toy pictures, 20 sports symbols.

AMS International
Plastics manufacturer which also offers printing with your own logo for special projects. Approved supplier for dental packs and toothbrushing programme resources.

Dental Directory
Suitable for ordering a wide range of relevant dental supplies.

Dental Health Support Workers (DHSWs) and toothbrushing assistants may also want to carry gloves, aprons and wipes for use when changing brushes. These can be ordered from Dental Directory or own area stores dept.

The Brush Bus
A hygienic storage solutions for nurseries and schools.

VSM Europe Limited
Dosing pads for measuring fluoride varnish are available to order. Overprinted dosage pads - 50 leaves per pad.

For a quote, please contact nicolaholt@vsmeurope.com or louisegibson@vsmeurope.com.

Uniforms

There are no longer branded Childsmile uniforms. Childsmile DHSWs and dental nurses who visit schools and nurseries can now purchase standard NHS uniforms.

All uniforms now have to be ordered as per the National Uniform policy as outlined in the CEL (2009) 36 and 46 guidance.