It's important for children to get enough sleep. Learn how sleep is key to how your child learns, grows, and even behaves.
Explore this activity calendar for families includes month-by-month activity lists for supporting the kindergarten transition in the year prior to kindergarten entry.
It is important for pregnant women to take care of their oral health. Practicing good oral hygiene, eating healthy foods, and getting oral health care help keep a woman’s mouth and teeth healthy during pregnancy.
Giving children healthy meals and a variety of healthy snacks at scheduled times during the day is important to keep children healthy. Get tips for healthy snacks to give children.
A baby’s teeth start coming in at about 6 to 10 months old and it’s important to take care of their teeth. Learn about what you can do to keep baby teeth healthy.
There are several important ways to make teeth strong and prevent tooth decay. These include drinking tap (faucet) water with fluoride, brushing with fluoride toothpaste, and having a health professional apply fluoride varnish.
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.
Baby teeth start coming in at about 6 to 10 months old, and can sometimes hurt. Get tips for simple ways to help prevent or reduce teething pain.
Children can injure their mouths when they fall, trip, climb, or run with something in their mouth. Learn about what to do if a child injures their mouth.
Some children with disabilities need extra help brushing their teeth. Learn about different ways to position a child for brushing.