Somerset Partnership's oral health improvement service Somerset Smiles is an all age targeted oral health improvement service. The service provides:
Somerset Smiles run fluoride varnish clinics in targeted nurseries across Somerset.
Research shows that Fluoride Varnish is most effective when children receive two or more applications within a year. It can help reduce tooth decay by up to 37%. From 3 years old children will have 20 baby teeth. From this age it is recommended to have twice yearly applications of fluoride varnish applied to their teeth. The fluoride varnish is a protective coating that is painted onto a child’s teeth to prevent cavities. It can also be painted onto teeth that already have cavities. Fluoride can help slow down or stop cavities from getting bigger.
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