February Is National Children's Dental Health Month!
Celebrate National Children's
Dental Health Month with materials for families in
English and Spanish. Developing good oral health habits at an early age and
going to the dentist regularly helps children get a good start on a lifetime
of healthy teeth and gums. Use the resources below to help raise
awareness about the importance of children's oral health.
Healthy Habits for Happy Smiles
This series provides simple tips on oral health issues for parents of infants
and young children. The six handouts from the National Center on Health are
available in English and Spanish.
National Maternal and Child Oral
Health Resource Center (OHRC)
OHRC offers brochures and handouts for pregnant women and parents of young
children on promoting good oral health. Find tips on how to get dental care,
the best foods to offer, and more. Order these free materials in bulk for
your program in English or Spanish.
Check out the oral health education materials from the Centers for Medicare
& Medicaid Services (CMS). Use them to help families choose good oral
health habits. These free materials provide tips for pregnant women, parents,
Brush Up on Oral
Explore current and previous issues of the newsletter to find best and
promising practices in oral health, current research, practical tips,
frequently asked questions, and recipes for healthy snacks.