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Community Oral Health Resources

Two published studies conducted by the CDC reaffirm that widespread community water fluoridation prevents cavities and saves money

California's health insurance marketplace, developed to comply with the federal Affordable Care Act. Dental benefits are one of the required health benefits for children. Families who need dental coverage for their children can shop for it on this website.

InsureKidsNow.gov provides easy to understand information about Medi-Cal and CHIP programs, the benefits, how to enroll, and how to find a dentist.

Dental sealants help protect teeth from cavities by placing a protective coating over the deep grooves in back teeth. Find out how your child can benefit from dental sealants.

A resource from CareQuest Institute for Oral Health.

Use CDA's search tool to access a listing of dental clinics in California.

In 2014, the Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics published Fluoride and Dental Caries Prevention in Children, an easy to understand, comprehensive resource on the benefits and proper use of fluoride for caries prevention in children.

Fluoridescience.org is dedicated to balanced reviews of fluoride studies and communicating the qualities and summaries of the scientific evidence for professional communities that may engage in patient care and/or public health services.

CDA sponsored legislation supports expanded dental disease prevention in California's schools and other public programs.
Resources for medical, dental, early childhood and public.