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The Oral Health Promotion Team

A team of three Oral Health Advisors and one Oral Health Promotion Lead with a county wide remit.

The Oral Health Promotion Team offer free training sessions for health/social care and education professionals.   This includes practical on-site training to support carers of adults and children with additional needs.

We can offer information to health care professionals running support groups about the range of dental services available:

  • referral routes,
  • keeping mouths healthy and making dental visits easier,
  • advice on specific problems
  • managing behaviours that challenge while carrying out mouth care
  • guidance on making healthy food choices.

Location of service:

Oral Health Promotion Office

Chester le Street Community Hospital

Front Street

Chester le Street


0191 3876504

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'In recent times, I have utilised admissions to Richardson for respite direct from my fracture clinic, even at weekends. I have never worked anywhere with this efficiency before - it is reassuring and invaluable for the patient.'

Patient, Lowson / Starling Wards, Richardson Hospital