This monthly newsletter provides Head Start staff with materials to promote good oral health in the classroom and at home. It also includes a recipe for a healthy snack that children can make in a Head Start classroom or at home with their families.
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Parents can prevent and manage tooth decay by ensuring their children have regular dental visits and by taking good care of their child’s teeth. Head Start staff play a key role in helping parents understand the importance of regular dental visits, beginning with the age 1 dental visit.
Primary teeth are key to a child’s growth and development. Head Start staff play a vital role in helping parents understand the importance of primary teeth to good oral health and overall health and well-being.
Welcome to the inaugural issue of Resources to Make You Smile! This monthly newsletter features materials for Head Start staff to use in promoting oral health for pregnant women and children enrolled in Head Start programs, including children with disabilities. This issue focuses on preventing tooth decay.
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Last Updated: June 11, 2021