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Being a Dentist - Primary school activity resources

Welcome to our Being a Dentist resource for primary school pupils.

Produced by Open Wide, our volunteer dental outreach group at the University of Leeds, these resources have been designed to introduce primary aged pupils to the work of the Dental Team, and to cover aspects of dental hygiene and healthy eating.

In this resource, you will find;

  • An introductory presentation for the session
  • An interactive activity book, with 8 activities and accompanying videos
  • A facilitator guide to be used by teachers and dental professionals delivering this resource to young people

Being a Dentist - Introductory Video

Activity book

Our primary activity book contains a number of activities, which will help pupils learn about the work of the Dental Team, oral hygiene and healthy eating.

The workbook can be download and printed as a booklet to be completed in person.

Click the link below to download our Being a Dentist Activity Book.

Activity book

Click here to download the Being a Dentist Activity Book - coming soon.

Activity videos

For each of the activities in our workbook, there is a helpful video that introduces the activity and how to approach the task.

Use the links below to explore each of the activities. These can also be found on our YouTube playlist here.

Facilitator guide

Our helpful facilitator guide has been designed for use by teachers, teaching assistants, parents and carers, as well as dentalĀ  professionals who may be working with pupils interested in finding out more about Dentistry.

The various activities will help pupils develop their Science, English and Maths skills.

Download our facilitator guide below, which provides answers to the tasks and activities, as well as helpful additional notes.

Facilitator guide

Click here to download a copy of the Facilitator Guide - Coming soon