U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
Administration for Children and Families 
Administration on Children, Youth and Families 
Head Start Bureau


Head Start Dental Health Curriculum

Foreword: To the Teacher

 

LESSONS

Introduction of "Smiley the Super Pup"

Visiting the Dentist

Awareness of the Mouth

The Important Functions of the Mouth

The Importance of Keeping Teeth and Gums Clean

Tooth brushing

The Importance of Fluoride and Sealants

Wise Food Choices for a Healthy Mouth

Keeping Teeth Safe

Reinforcement Activities for Dental Health

Resources

Home Visit Activities

Your Role in Helping Children With Disabilities