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Resources for adults

The following resources are ideal for talks given to adults and all are available for members to borrow from the library.



Going to the Dentist (Books beyond words)

Aimed at people who understand pictures better than words, this entry in the "Books beyond words" series shows a visit to the dentist in a series of informative illustrations.

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Jeanstooth.jpgJean’s Tooth: A Guide to Oral Health for non-English Speakers

Follows Jean as he seeks treatment for his toothache. The film also contains information on the links between diet, smoking and oral health.

This DVD is designed to introduce these subjects to individuals and groups in community settings and to encourage discussion about oral health.

With information in French / Spanish / Somali / Turkish / Bengali / Arabic / Cantonese / Mandarin / Portuguese / Vietnamese
King’s College London Dental Institute, 2006.

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See also Teeth - the musical as described in the children's section.



Marvellous-mouths-1 - Copy.jpgMarvellous Mouths

Aimed primarily at carers of the elderly this entertaining video promotes an understanding of the importance of looking after the teeth and mouth and raises awareness of how to recognise potential problems.

East Cheshire NHS Trust & BBC, funded by South Cheshire NHS Trust, 1999. Running time: 11 mins.

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2 - OH.jpgOral Histories: a Mouthcare Guide for Older People

Aims to give people from the age of 50 upwards advice and information on accessing services and taking control of their oral health. Featuring "oral histories" – real life stories on oral care, the video is suitable for use on its own or as part of a supervised discussion.

Realta Productions for Community Dental Services, Tower Hamlets Health Care NHS Trust, 1997. Running time: 15 mins.

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