Oral Health in Rural Areas

Learn about some oral health challenges pregnant women and children face in rural areas. Find tips Head Start staff can use to develop a plan to help families access oral health care.

Home at Head Start: What We Are Learning

In her April vlog, Dr. Bergeron highlights several programs who share their approaches for serving families experiencing homelessness. She also answers questions about home-based services and homelessness.

Dental Hygienist Liaison Project

Learn more about the Dental Hygienist Liaison (DHL) project.  Find out how DHLs can help promote oral health for pregnant women and children enrolled in Head Start and child care.

Brush Up on Oral Health: Aug. 2018

Oral Health and School Readiness: At Head Start, school readiness begins with health because a child must be healthy to be ready to learn. School readiness depends on positive physical, social and emotional, learning, language, and cognitive development.

Embracing Health and Wellness Series

In the Embracing Health and Wellness series, learn about current research topics.  Explore best practices and safety tips for Head Start and child care programs.