BrightBites

BrightBites

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What is BrightBites?

Our BrightBites programme is an oral health education scheme that can be delivered both in the UK and overseas. Volunteers visit schools, holiday clubs and childcare organisations to deliver a lively, interactive presentation that covers toothbrushing, teeth names and functions, sugar awareness and the importance of regular dental appointments. BrightBites can also be adapted to be delivered at nurseries, secondary schools and groups with additional needs.

Delivering BrightBites

The BrightBites package comes with a range of resources including toothbrushing charts, stickers, recipes and healthy teeth leaflets. Thanks to the generosity of our supporters Denplan we are also able to supply toothbrushes and toothpaste for all the children. BrightBites also includes resources for teachers including classroom activities, lesson plans and experiments that are designed to work alongside the curriculum and enhance our volunteers’ visits. Volunteers receive a Dentaid t-shirt, the presentation and all the resources they need to deliver the programme at their local schools.

If you feel your establishment would benefit from a BrightBites visit, email our Project Coordinator Jess at BrightBites@dentaid.org.

Sign up to become a BrightBites volunteer 

BrightBites resources 

–  Leaflets for children and parents

–  A3 posters showing toothbrushing and healthy food choices

–  Lesson plans and songs

–  Factsheets for parents

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BrightBites can also be delivered at community events, summer roadshows and festivals. Please contact Jess brightbites@dentaid.org to find out more.

Our BrightBites programme is generously supported by Denplan and the Dental Nurse Network.

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