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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Resource Type: Article
National Centers: Health, Behavioral Health, and Safety
Audience: Teachers and Caregivers
Series: Brush Up on Oral Health (BUOH)
Last Updated: April 26, 2023