Oral Health Resources for Families

These resource materials can help families learn about oral health for pregnant women, infants and young children. Topics include dental visits, fluoride, nutrition, oral health care, oral hygiene, and safety and emergency first aid.

Healthy Habits for Happy Smiles

This series of handouts for pregnant women and parents of infants and young children provides simple tips on oral health issues.

Giving Your Child Healthy Snacks

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.

Taking Care of Your Baby’s Oral Health

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.

Getting Fluoride for Your Child

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.

Visiting the Dental Clinic with Your Child

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.

Helping Your Baby with Teething Pain

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.