Child care health consultants can help early care and education programs find ways to address dental care in young children. Learn how to apply strategies and use resources to promote children’s oral health.
PDF for the February 2018 Brush Up on Oral Health tip sheet: Water and Health.
This issue describes why some parents may fear dental visits and avoid seeking care. Find tips on ways parents can overcome their fears.
This issue describes one part of the Head Start Program Performance Standard, ensuring up-to-date child health status, and how it relates to oral health. Also, learn how Head Start staff can find and use their state's dental periodicity schedule in their work.
Regular dental visits are important to keep children’s teeth and mouths healthy and to teach them to value good oral health. Learn about what will happen at the dental clinic.
Children who are often given sugary drinks are more likely to have tooth decay (cavities). Learn about which drinks have added sugar and which drinks (water and milk) are best for children.
Visiting the dental clinic keeps children’s teeth and mouth healthy. Learn about how to find a dental clinic and the importance of regular dental visits.
This fact sheet offers information to families on. Families may use these helpful tips to ensure their children's oral health begins in infancy.
Managers can use this tip sheet to help parents and caregivers learn how to ensure good oral health for children and themselves.
These materials in Spanish and English provide information about dental visits, fluoride, nutrition, oral health care, oral hygiene, and safety.