This Project is Funded by First 5 LA

Children's Health and Maintenance Program (C.H.A.M.P.) Schools

Healthy Habits for Healthy Smiles: A useful handout contains information about oral hygiene, healthy diet, fluoride, injury prevention, and dental checkup for preschool children
National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Georgetown University
http://www.mchoralhealth.org/PDFs/HHHS_Series.pdf

 

Educate your Students of all Ages about Oral Health: This can be a rewarding activity for both you and your students. This section contains presentations and exercises ranging from learning and coloring the different parts of the tooth to lessons about making smart choices that can protect teeth and promote health. Read more
From Mouth Healthy Kids by the American Dental Association
http://www.mouthhealthykids.org/en/educators/presentations-and-resources/

 

Germs in your Mouth: An educational video based on Open Wide and Trek Inside a curriculum supplements for students grade K-12
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0crP-3dRBE#t=46

 

Oral Health and Learning: Did you know that Children with Bad Teeth do not do Well in Schools? Educators have shown concerns regarding the impact of poor oral health on children’s education. In response to this concern the California Dental Association has developed a dental health and science guide. Read more
CDA Educational Resources Guide
http://www.cda.org/Portals/0/pdfs/dentalhealthguide.pdf

 

Curriculum Resources: This reference is designed to help educators establish oral health education component in the school curriculum
Maryland Children Oral Health Institute
http://www.mycohi.org/code_red/index.html

 

Kindergarten Oral Health Requirement: AB 1433 signed into law in 2005 requiring kindergarten children to have dental checkups when enrolling in schools. It is one way for schools to help children stay healthy and establish dental homes for their students. Read more
California Dental Association
http://www.cda.org/public-resources/kindergarten-oral-health-requirement

 

Learn how to help your Preschoolers with Eating Healthy: Health and nutrition for preschool children
U.S. Department of Agriculture
http://www.choosemyplate.gov/health-nutrition-information-preschoolers/daily-food-plan-preschoolers.html

 

Oral Health Insurance and Education Materials: All children enrolled in Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) have coverage for dental services including check-ups, x-rays, fluoride treatments, dental sealants, fillings and more
By Insurekidsnow from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
http://insurekidsnow.gov/professionals/dental/index.html

 

Oral Health Literacy: Hermey the Elf continues to do his part in increasing oral health literacy among children: an online campaign to help promote oral health literacy
From Mouth Healthy Kids by the American Dental Association
http://www.ada.org/en/publications/ada-news/2014-archive/november/hermey-the-elf-ada-team-up-to-promote-oral-health-literacy