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Spanish-Language Materials for Consumers

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OHRC Publications

This section contains OHRC-produced materials.


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Holt K, Barzel R. 2009. A healthy smile for your baby: Tips to keep your baby healthy (rev.). Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, 2 pp

National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center
Georgetown University Box 571272
Washington, DC 20057-1272

Telephone: (202) 784-9771
E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu
Website: https://www.mchoralhealth.org
Available at no charge; also available from the website.

This brochure is designed to educate expecting and new parents about the importance of oral hygiene and oral care during infancy. Topics include caring for an infant’s gums and teeth, giving healthy foods, and getting a dental checkup by age 1. Additional topics include the importance of primary teeth, tips to help parents keep their own mouths healthy, and resources for finding a dentist. The brochure is available in English and Spanish. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]


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Holt K, Barzel R. 2014. A healthy smile for your young child: Tips to keep your child healthy (rev.). Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, 2 pp

National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center
Georgetown University Box 571272
Washington, DC 20057-1272

Telephone: (202) 784-9771
E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu
Website: https://www.mchoralhealth.org
Available at no charge; also available from the website.

This brochure is designed to educate parents and other caregivers of young children about oral hygiene and oral care during early childhood. Topics include toothbrushing, flossing, eating healthy foods, and getting dental checkups and treatment. Additional topics include the importance of primary teeth, tips to help parents keep their own mouths healthy, and resources for finding a dentist. The brochure is available in English and Spanish. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]


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Oral Health During Pregnancy Expert Workgroup. 2012. Tips for good oral health during pregnancy. Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, 2 pp

National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center
Georgetown University Box 571272
Washington, DC 20057-1272

Telephone: (202) 784-9771
E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu
Website: https://www.mchoralhealth.org
Available from the website.

This tip sheet provides information and resources to help women take care of their oral health during pregnancy. Topics include getting oral health care, practicing good oral hygiene, eating healthy foods, and practicing other healthy behaviors. The tip sheet also encourages women to take care of their infant’s gums and teeth and ask their pediatric care health professional to check their infant’s mouth starting at age 6 months. A list of resources is included. The tip sheet is available in Arabic, Chinese, Chuukese, English, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Samoan, Spanish, and Vietnamese. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

     


OHRC Library

This section contains recent materials, not including OHRC-produced materials.


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American Academy of Pediatrics, Bright Futures, National Interprofessional Initiative on Oral Health. 2011. Oral health self-management goals for parents/caregivers [Objetivos de autocontrol de la salud bucal para padres/cuidadores]. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 1 p

American Academy of Pediatrics
141 Northwest Point Boulevard
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007-1098

Telephone: (847) 434-4000
Fax: (847) 434-8000
Website: https://www.aap.org
Available from the website.

This handout is designed to help parents and other caregivers establish goals related to oral hygiene, oral health care, and feeding and eating practices to improve their child's oral health. The handout is available in English and Spanish.


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American Academy of Pediatrics, Campaign for Dental Health and National Network for Oral Health Access. 2014. Common questions about fluoride: A resource for parents and caregivers [Preguntas comunes sobre el fluoruro: Guía para padres y cuidadores]. [Elk Grove Village, IL]: American Academy of Pediatrics, Campaign for Dental Health, 2 pp

American Academy of Pediatrics, Campaign for Dental Health
141 Northwest Point Boulevard
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007-1098

Telephone: (847) 434-4000
Fax: (847) 434-8000
E-mail: fluoride@aap.org
Website: http://www.ilikemyteeth.org
Available from the website.

This document for parents and other caregivers provides answers to common questions about the benefits and safety of fluoride. Topics include fluoride in community water systems, fluoridated toothpaste, and infant formula preparation. Questions about fluoride and bottled water, cancer, and fluorosis are also addressed. The document is available in English and Spanish. A companion guide for health professionals is also available.


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Iowa Department of Public Health, I-Smile Dental Home Initiative. 2013. Dental sealants [Selladores dentales]. [Des Moines, IA: Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Oral Health], 2 pp

Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Oral and Health Delivery Systems
Lucas State Office Building 321 East 12th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0075

Telephone: (515) 242-6383
Secondary Telephone: (866) 528-4020
Fax: (515) 242-6384
Website: http://www.idph.iowa.gov/ohds
Available from the website.

This brochure for parents explains what dental sealants are and how they are used. It also addresses when a child’s teeth should be sealed and how long sealants last. Information on low-cost or no-cost insurance is provided. The brochure is printed in English on one side and in Spanish on the other.


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National Center on Health. 2015. Get the facts about oral health [Información acerca de la SALUD ORAL]. Elk Grove Village, IL: National Center on Health, 1 p

Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center
Telephone: (866) 763-6481
E-mail: health@ecetta.info
Website: https://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/hslc
Available from the website.

This visual image presents information about the oral health of pregnant women, infants, and young children. Topics include the safety of oral health care and treatment during pregnancy, visiting the dentist, taking care of infant teeth, toothbrushing with fluoridated toothpaste, preventing tooth decay and gum disease, and drinking fluoridated water. The visual image is available in English and Spanish.

     

More library materials


Selected Websites

American Academy of Pediatrics

Alliance of the American Dental Association

Insure Kids Now

National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

Nemours Foundation

Partnership for Healthy Mouths Healthy Lives

Sesame Workshop


Find more organizations in OHRC's Organizations Database.


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