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Why doesn’t everyone brush their teeth?

26th Oct 2023
7:00 - 7:45am (GMT)
26th Oct 2023
7:00 - 7:45am (GMT)
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Christine Hancock Founder and Director of C3, Collaborating for Health is joined by Jill Iliffe, Executive Secretary, Commonwealth Nurses and Midwifery Federation to discuss 'Why doesn't everyone brush their teeth as part of the Diabetes and Oral Health Series.

A 40-minute live webinar that will be recorded and made available on demand.

Nurses and midwives are in a unique position to raise awareness about the importance of oral health and provide oral health education to individuals, families and communities. Implementing preventive measures early will alleviate individual pain, discomfort and disfigurement and reduce the economic burden of oral diseases on individuals and the health system.

A collaboration between C3 Collaborating for Health, the Commonwealth of Nurses and Midwifery Federation and Learn With Nurses.

Funded by Burdett Trust for Nursing.

Summary

Join experts Christine Hancock and Jill Iliffe to explore why not everyone brushes their teeth and gain insight into how to engage and educate individuals, families and communities about the importance of oral health. Participants will receive evidence-based tools and resources to apply to their practice and take away a greater understanding of diabetes and oral health in this interactive webinar.

Learning objectives

Learning Objectives: 1. Identify the role of dental hygiene in improving overall health. 2. Explain the risk factors for oral diseases and how to prevent them. 3. Demonstrate an understanding why oral health isn’t being prioritised amongst some populations. 4. Recognise the financial burden of oral health conditions to individuals and the health system. 5. Apply the strategies and techniques discussed to promote oral health education in individual and communities.
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26th Oct 2023
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