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Oral Health

In England almost one in four children has evidence of tooth decay.

• Each affected child will have on average 3 to 4 teeth requiring treatment.
• Children from the most deprived areas can suffer double this level 9 out of 10 hospital tooth extractions among children aged 0 to 5 years could have been prevented.
• These children are likely to experience pain, infections and trouble eating and sleeping. They may well miss school as a result.

For those schools supporting children and young people with additional needs and disabilities it is worth nothing they may face additional challenges in maintaining oral health.
For example 80% of adults with Down’s Syndrome have unhealthy teeth and gums. Practices established in childhood will significantly impact their wider health and wellbeing in adulthood.

Promotion of good oral health from health services, and from schools can support children and young people to care for their teeth and avoid painful dental problems.

 

How Can We Help?

Just One Norfolk Access the health advice website to explore a variety of health issues. This website is consistently being reviewed and updated.

Parent Activation Measure This helps parents think about their knowledge skills and confidence in understanding and supporting their children or unborn babies.

Just One Number Call to speak to a health professional by phoning 0300 300 0123. They will be able to provide initial advice and support and guide next steps with us or signpost you to other more relevant agencies and professionals. It is available 08.00 to 18.00 Monday to Friday and 09.00 to 13.00 on Saturdays

ChatHealth Children and Young people can access us through our text messaging service on 07480635060. They will be able to discuss any health concerns with one of our Practitioners and also be able to request an appointment if they would prefer to meet with us.

Parent Line Parents can access our services by texting our number 07520631590 . This allows them to access the advice and support from a clinician about any health issues affecting their children aged 0-19.

JustOneNorfolk Health Passport app Young people age 16-19 can download this app on apple or android phones. It provides young people age 16-19 with general health information and advice to increase health literacy. It signposts to services and promotes self care. It aims to increase resilience and wellbeing and to find out how to access health services.

Health Unlocked Parents can be signposted to this. It is a carefully monitored online community forum which allows local parents and carers to talk with each other regarding issues affecting their children. This can be accessed through our Just One Norfolk website.

Solihull Parenting Online For our Norfolk parents there is the opportunity to access this free of charge through JustOneNorfolk. It supports parents in understanding their children from 0-19 via 4 modules.
Staff working with children and families will also benefit from this – or they can book to do the two day Solihull Training provided by our service by contacting karin.bibby@nhs.net

 

 

 

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