​Oral hygiene resources

Are you preparing a talk on oral health for a school or local group?

To help to promote the benefits of good oral hygiene to adults and children there are a variety of educational items available for members to borrow.

Resources for children

We have a large collection of resources suitable for children. These are highlighted on the DVDs and Books​ for children pages.

The FDI has produced an electronic children's book, The Tooth Thief which is available for iBooks, Kindle Fire and as a pdf.

The Dental Buddy site has downloadable resources suitable for all key stages.

Click to visit the exhibition page and download this game 

This dental version of snakes and ladders has been adapted from "Toothbrushes and Rock" – a children’s waiting room game featured in the book, "Practical Dental Health Education".

sugar infographic 

Read our sugar and children's oral health top tips.

Resources for adults

Fewer resources are available for promoting oral health to adults. These are highlighted on the Resources for adults page.

The American Dental Association has a page dedicated to oral health and hygiene which includes information for adults and children, including Hermey the Elf.

Other oral health resources

BDA Museum resources

  • Museum loan boxes - bring your talk to a school or local group to life by borrowing a loan box from the BDA museum. Containing historic artefacts and a CD-Rom on the history of dental care the boxes are available to borrow free of charge to BDA members

  • Dental related BDA Museum products to buy from the BDA shop

BDA Smile

BDA Smile is a website informing the public about dentistry and oral health and includes a 3D Mouth computer model and accompanying teaching resources available to download free of charge and an online matching pairs game that teaches children about oral health.