Brush Up on Oral Health

Oral Health Care

Young girl sitting in the dentist chair having her teeth examined.This section offers information and strategies Head Start staff can use to help families find oral health care, prepare for dental visits, and prepare for oral health issues during a natural disaster.

Tooth decay can be prevented or managed if children have early dental visits and if families take good care of their child’s teeth between visits. Head Start staff play a key role in helping families understand the importance of regular dental visits and home care.

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