Since the Baby Teeth DO Matter initiative was launched in April 2017, dentists in Merthyr Tydfil have seen a 39% increase in children’s attendance, in other words approximately 1500 children!
The Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care Huw Irranca-Davies rolled up his sleeves and got stuck into the painting at Gurnos Community Centre in October as part of a Welsh Government visit to the early years centre!
“It’s important we do what we can to protect children against infections and illnesses like flu, because as we all know, children are very good at spreading germs.”
Beat Flu, the annual flu awareness campaign for Wales, will be launched on Wednesday, October 3rd 2018.
Have you taken your child to the dentist lately?
The health board is aiming to improve the oral health of children in Cwm Taf aged between 0 – 7 years old and have implemented a campaign ‘Baby Teeth DO Matter’.