Brush Up on Oral Health

Adult Oral Health

Pregnant woman sitting down with her hand on her belly.This section offers information and strategies Head Start staff can use to promote positive oral health practices among pregnant people, parents, and themselves.

Just as it is for children, a healthy mouth is important for adults’ overall health and well-being. When adults have a healthy mouth, they can speak clearly, eat healthy foods, look healthy, and feel good about themselves. Learn about the impact of oral health on adults’ overall health and well-being, including tips on what Head Start staff can do to help adults keep their mouths healthy.

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