Use CDA's search tool to access a listing of dental clinics in California.
A four-year, $7 million statewide initiative, was developed to address the silent epidemic of early childhood caries among children 5 years old and younger. First Smiles' Dental Health Begins at Birth downloadable brochures are available in 10 languages.
CDA sponsored legislation supports expanded dental disease prevention in California's schools and other public programs.
Resources for medical, dental, early childhood and public.
Healthy Smiles for Autism was created by the National Museum of Dentistry to empower parents of children with autism spectrum disorder to establish a healthy oral hygiene routine and prepare their children for a visit to the dentist.
The Human Papillomavirus (HPV) can cause cancers in your mouth - most commonly in areas that are difficult to see, in the back of the throat, the base of the tongue, and tonsils. Find out more on the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) fact sheet.
The Campaign for Dental Health provides extensive and excellent educational resources on community water fluoridation.
The California State Water Resources Control Board provides info about fluoridation in California water.
In 2006, California passed AB1433 requiring a dental check-up for every child entering public school for the first time. This is one way schools can ensure children are healthy and ready to learn - by identifying children with unmet dental needs and helping parents establish a dental home for their children.