Results of Dental Survey 2021 – 88% of Parents Say Toothbrushing is a Stressful Event

  Sensational Kids, Ireland’s leading non-profit organisation catering for children of all abilities through therapy supports and learning resources has surveyed over 600 parents to learn more about their family’s dental habits. The results speak for themselves with 88% of parents stating that toothbrushing is a cause of stress for their family. The taste and smell of toothpaste was identified by many as an issue as well as the length of time that children spend brushing their teeth.   For children who struggle with the flavour of toothpaste, Oranurse Unflavoured Toothpaste, which retails at €6 and is available from  www.sensationalkids.ie or instore at Sensational Kids Kildare, Clonakilty or Claremorris, has proved helpful. In addition to being unflavoured, it is also non-foaming which is another potential issue for some children. This toothpaste has really helped decrease stressful toothbrushing moments across Ireland and unlike some unflavoured or non-mint toothpastes it still has […]

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We have our boy back

Jamie’s Story – “We have our boy back” My son Jamie first came to Sensational Kids nearly one year ago and what a year it has been. We first came as Jamie was having horrible thoughts and wanted to hurt himself, pulling terrible tantrums, and as an eight-year-old, they were very hard to handle. When I rang Sensational Kids to explain my case I was at my last wits. I got in touch with Yvonne and she has been like an angel ever since. They saw how much Jamie needed guidance. We were in for our first visit the next week and since then he has been going from strength to strength, from a child that wouldn’t go into school, and hated everyone around him and himself. Jamie has been doing play therapy with Yvonne. He loves it and can’t wait to come in. Yvonne has been talking to Jamie […]

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