his article identifies the outcomes from a research platform of three research projects based on the delivery of oral health promotion in Wales, UK. This research attempts to provide an explanation as to why there is continued social division in the distribution of caries in the child population. Current policies from the Welsh Government have the potential to address such a social division. This research platform adds to the literature by identifying weak links in the effective delivery of oral health promotion services. This article helps facilitate changing policy to practice, while observing the inequalities in Welsh communities.