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National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness

National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness


Video Shows Toothbrushing at the Table

Learning to brush teeth in a Head Start classroom

In this video, learn how to prepare, model, clean up, and store supplies and to train staff to begin a daily toothbrushing program in Head Start and child care programs.

Encouraging toothbrushing in Head Start and child care programs helps promote oral health and teaches children about proper toothbrushing and developing a lifelong habit of brushing.


APEX Award

Apex Award 2019
OHRC received an APEX Award for Publication Excellence for the video from Communications Concepts that recognizes publication excellence in content, communications effectiveness, and graphic design.