Starting Well dentist practices in Slough are holding another open day on Tuesday 18 February in half term to encourage parents with young children to come along and introduce them to the dentist.
The council’s public health team and dentists have also been working very closely with local schools, for the last year to help with oral health education and facilitate supervised brushing. To improve the level of tooth decay in under fives.
Come along to one of the following dentist surgeries on Tuesday 18 February and join in the fun or call ahead to book your child’s first dentist appointment – it’s free! Details and opening times for the open day are below:
• Farnham Road Dental Practice – call 01753 537634 to book – 9am - 5pm with lunch break 1-2pm.
• Abbey Dental Surgery - call 01753 536601 to book - 9am - 5pm with lunch break 1-2pm.
• Smile High Street – call 01753 523410 to book – 9am - 5pm.
• Smile Cippenham Dental Practice – call 01753 577017 to book - 9am - 5pm.
Cllr Natasa Pantelic, cabinet member for health and wellbeing, said: “Please pop along on Tuesday 18 February with your under fives to any of the four dental practices taking part in our open day. You can book an appointment or just drop in and meet the dentist.
“We are passionate about improving oral health for our under fives here in Slough by encouraging parents to bring their children along to the open days, promoting tooth brushing twice a day and regular dentist check-ups.”