This series of handouts for pregnant women and parents of infants and young children provides simple tips on oral health issues.
Use these forms to document dental home information and current oral health status and services; such as diagnostic and preventive services, counseling, restorative and emergency care, and referral to a specialist.
This booklet identifies five steps to protect a young child’s teeth. Parents and child-care providers may use this resource to gain basic information on child dental care. The strategies for protecting a baby’s teeth include preventing bottle tooth decay and taking a child to the dentist.
The monthly Brush Up on Oral Health tip sheets provide Head Start staff with information on current practice and practical tips to promote good oral health. Every tip sheet also includes a simple recipe for a healthy snack that can be made in the classroom or at home.