Tooth decay is the most common childhood disease, but it's preventable. Children with dental pain can have trouble speaking clearly, eating, and learning. Use the resources below to promote a healthy mouth. Learn about proper toothbrushing and other preventive measures and how to find a dentist.
COVID-19: Oral Health Considerations
Families can use these resources to find out more about how to keep their mouths healthy at home during the pandemic. Learn what may happen before and during a dental visit.Learn More
Brush Up on Oral Health
These Brush Up on Oral Health tip sheets provide information on current practices and practical strategies to promote good oral health for pregnant people, children, and their families.Learn More
Resources to Make You Smile!
This monthly newsletter provides Head Start staff with materials to promote good oral health in the classroom and at home.Learn More
Healthy Habits for Happy Smiles
This series of handouts provides simple tips on oral health issues. Staff are encouraged to share the handouts with families to promote good oral health. They are available in English and Spanish.Learn More
Last Updated: November 15, 2021