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Primary School Nurses are well placed to promote oral health for young children through their contact with many children and their families.

Oral health promotion programs


Healthy Together Victoria Achievement Program
 
 Healthy together victoria

Have you heard about the Healthy Together Victoria Achievement Program?

The Achievement Program supports schools to create healthier environments and recognises their work to improve the health and wellbeing of their communities.

DHSV helped to develop the benchmarks for healthy eating and oral health.

 
linkVisit the Achievement Program website


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Resources for you


Mouth: oral health information for primary school nurses
  
 Oral health informationThis resource is designed to support primary school nurses to promote the importance of good oral health and prevent oral disease. Early detection and intervention regarding health are key to the role of primary school nurses.
 
iconRead 'The mouth - oral health information for primary school nurses' [PDF - 1,431 KB]
 
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Eat for health
  
 Eat for healthEat for health is a one stop shop for information about eating well. It houses the Australian Dietary Guidelines (2013) and includes a range of resources.
 
icon Visit the eat for health website
 
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Healthy Eating Advisory Service
  
 Healthy together advisory serviceThe Healthy Eating Advisory Service, run by Nutrition Australia Victoria Division, offers information and support on food and nutrition and  the provision of healthy foods and drinks in schools.
 
iconLearn more about the Healthy Eating Advisory Service
 


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Information for students and families

 
icon Looking after your child’s mouth, teeth and gums [PDF - 1,969KB]
 
iconDrink Well, Eat Well, Clean Well tip cards
 
icon How to brush guide (includes denture care) [PDF - 534KB]
 
icon How to brush your child's teeth guide [PDF - 669KB]
 
icon How to floss guide [PDF - 222KB]
 
icon Translated oral health information
 
PDFA check-up for oral health
An educational video produced by DHSV for parents. Find out how to care for your child's teeth and gums and why it is so important.
 
PDFFull DHSV resource library
 


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