Daily mouth care is for everyone
By supporting daily care of teeth and gums you help a person to keep their mouth and body healthy.
Daily care routines
A few things to think about when working out a mouth care routine that suits the person you support.
How to brush
Brush teeth and gums twice a day. Offer support which allows someone to do as much of the mouth care routine as possible.
Different tools for different needs
Mouth care tools can be modified in a number of ways to increase a person’s independence and make the care routine easier and more enjoyable.
Oral health care plans
An oral health care plan communicates valuable information about a person’s daily oral health care needs and how they like to be supported to care for their oral health.
The skills and strategies used when providing support can have a big influence on the success of a person’s daily mouth care routine