These posters are designed to share positive messages about drinking water with fluoride, brushing with fluoride toothpaste, and children's oral health. Head Start and child care staff can use them as a teaching aid in Head Start and child care classrooms, and at parent events.
Program staff and families are encouraged to explore all of the Head Start Program Performance Standards related to oral health.
Find practical tips for Head Start staff and parents for promoting good oral health, and recipes for a healthy snack.
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.
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.
The following materials provide information for Head Start staff and others to help ensure that children receive oral health assessments, follow-up, and treatment.
The tip sheet provides oral health best practices for infants, toddlers, and young children. Review information on how to handle basic oral health emergencies.
Here is information for Head Start staff and others on oral diseases and injury prevention.