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Canada's tooth fairy update

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Oct 24th 2016

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Canada's tooth fairy update

  1. 1. Saskatchewan Oral Health Coalition and Canada’s Tooth Fairy Our Vision is to create a world where no Child suffers from preventable tooth decay Collaborative ~ Diverse ~ Leaders ~ Proactive ~ Respectful Joining Forces
  2. 2. Tooth Fairy 101 Community Education Kit • Double-sided magnetic display board • Magnets • Giant toothbrush • Laminates • 12 - lesson curriculum
  3. 3. •The kit enables all children to grasp the concept of how cavities are caused •ESL students found the concepts easy to follow
  4. 4. SCHOOL SELECTION • 25 Schools were chosen for the Dakota Dunes Dental Project based on their high risk, as identified by the Saskatoon Health Region - Oral Health Program (SHR-OHP)
  5. 5. 25 SCHOOLS PARTICIPATED
  6. 6. IMPLEMENTATION • 25 schools were visited during Dental Health Month (April) • Over 100 students in the 5th, 6th, and 7th grade were trained to use the Educational Kit • Presentations will be given to Kindergarten through Grade 5 classes
  7. 7. Students distributed 2500 toothbrushes during their presentations
  8. 8. Compliments of the Saskatoon Health Region – Oral Health Program TOOLS
  9. 9. The students were excited, enthusiastic, and very eager to learn. The children had fun preparing to do the presentations
  10. 10. Sharing their knowledge with the magnetic tooth!
  11. 11. • Kits will remain in the school libraries. • The schools were excited to offer their students this learning opportunity
  12. 12. http://toothfairy101.info Feedback will be collected in the form of written comments and testimonials as well as photos of the students doing the presentations.
  13. 13. Integrating the Toothfairy101 Educational Kit was an exciting project

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