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Designed to Smile programme delivery

Designed to Smile programme delivery

Designed to Smile is a national programme that works across environments and professions to improve oral health of young children in Wales.

As children get older

Environment Who involved Actions
Home Designed to Smile teams
Health Visiting Services
Early Years Services
  • Staff and student training
  • Healthy Child Wales Programme oral health components
  • Printed resources
  • Home packs/training cups
Dental Practice Designed to Smile teams
Clinical Dental Services
  • Staff training
  • Evidence-based prevention and interventions
  • Resources
Nursery and infant Schools Designed to Smile teams
Teaching/Childcare Staff
  • Staff training
  • Supervised toothbrushing programme
  • Fluoride varnish programme
  • Home packs
  • Class teaching resources

Welsh Health Circular 2017: Refocussing of the Designed to Smile child oral health improvement programme