Pharmacy Workforce


Virtual Oral Health Training

Training for pharmacists, pharmacy assistants, medicine counter assistants and all front-line staff.


The aim of our training is to:

  • Explain the impact of oral health on general health
  • Give an overview on NICE guidelines oral health for older people in care homes
  • Offer advice about pain relief, teething, dry mouth and other oral conditions
  • Discuss the importance of fluoride toothpaste and supervised brushing
  • Share the importance of sugar free medication
  • Highlight the importance of regular dental check ups in accordance with NICE guidlines 
  • 1 hour training session delivered via MS Teams
  • To book a free session, please e-mail
  • For more information, please see our link to our latest brochure

Pharmacy Fact Sheets

These factsheets have been developed jointly by pharmacists and dentists to support community pharmcy teams to manage urgent dental and oral symptoms and to signpost patients to other services where indicated. 

Bleeding After Tooth Extraction

Bleeding Swollen Gums

Chipped and Fractured Teeth

Dental Access Information

Dry Mouth

Fractured Dental Appliances

Lost Filling and Crowns


Oral Ulcers




Pharmacy Resources and Guidance

For useful resources and guidance for pharmacies, click here where you will find a wide range resources such as YouTube videos & websites