Community Oral Health Resources

When most people think about health insurance, they think first about covering costs of treatment for serious medical conditions or accidents. That is a natural thing to do. There is another type of health coverage you may want to consider, one that is equally important to your well-being, a dental benefit plan.

Resources for communicating the importance of maintaining good oral health, in English and Spanish.

This manual provides guidance for local health jurisdictions in California in the promotion of community water fluoridation for oral health based on generally accepted, peer-reviewed, scientific evidence and experience.

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 California Dental Association Foundation, CDA and national partner America's Dentists Care Foundation, host CDA Cares, providing free dental care and education.

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