Alert: COVID-19 closures
The closure order from July 13 does not impact dental practices.
Additional resources for educators are offered through this curriculum, which offers modular lesson plans for preschool through 8th grade.
Resources for communicating the importance of maintaining good oral health, in English and Spanish.
The Health Resources and Service Administration maintains clinic databases that can be used to search for a clinic near you.
A California Dental Association Foundation resource.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides basics for parents and caregivers on babies and children's oral health and links to many other useful resources to keep children's teeth healthy.
The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention provides extensive information about the science, practice, and benefits of community water fluoridation.
The general aim of this research was to determine whether cessation of community water fluoridation (CWF) increased oral health disparities, as measured by dental caries procedures and restoration costs for children and adolescents
Two published studies conducted by the CDC reaffirm that widespread community water fluoridation prevents cavities and saves money
A fun and informative way for teachers to introduce children to the importance of good oral health. The guide is available in in preschool through second grade and third through fifth grade versions.