Email Scam Alert
CDA has been notified by other state dental associations of an email scam that is targeting their members. The email has the subject line “Terry Recovery,” includes an association logo, and appears to be coming from the association’s email domain. This email is a scam and should be deleted immediately.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Provides a broad range of resources to support health professionals, program administrators, educators, policymakers, researchers and others to improve oral health services for infants, children, adolescents, and families.
A public-private partnership between the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency, the San Diego County Dental Society, and the San Diego County Dental Health Coalition, has developed a variety of resources for educators and advocates to educate children on the importance of goods oral health.
Video training guide from the California Department of Public Health.
“When Sugar is Not So Sweet” is a brief guide that includes simple visuals and messages dental providers can use to talk with patients about reducing and eliminating sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) consumption to reduce dental decay and other associated chronic diseases.