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American Academy of Pediatrics, Campaign for Dental Health. 2017. Keeping your mouth healthy is important for your baby to have a healthy mouth. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, Campaign for Dental Health, 3 items

American Academy of Pediatrics, Campaign for Dental Health
345 Park Boulevard
Itasca, IL 60143

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

These resources for pregnant women focus on the importance of a healthy mouth both before and during pregnancy. Contents include a sharable image, an infographic, and a video. The resources are available in English and Spanish.


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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
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
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, German, and Spanish. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]


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Holt K, Clark M, Barzel R. 2009. Two healthy smiles: Tips to keep you and your baby healthy (rev.). Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, 2 pp

National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center
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 women about the importance of oral hygiene and oral health care during pregnancy. Topics include brushing, flossing, eating healthy foods, and getting dental check-ups and treatment. Additional topics include the impact of hormonal changes during pregnancy on gum health, caring for an infant’s gums and teeth, and finding a dentist. The brochure is available in English and Spanish. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]


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National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness. [2012]. Oral health: Tips for families from the National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellenss. [Elk Grove Village, IL]: National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness, 1 p

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

This document for parents of children enrolled in Head Start programs discusses the importance of good oral health habits for children. It provides tips for brushing teeth twice daily with fluoride toothpaste, helping children learn proper techniques, having healthy snacks, avoiding sugary drinks and foods, and visiting the dentist. The document is available in Amharic, Arabic, Burmese, Chinese, English, Hmong, Somali, Spanish, and Vietnamese.


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National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness. n.d.. Health tips for families series. [Elk Grove Village, IL]: National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness, 13 items

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

These fact sheets for families in Head Start programs cover a variety of health topics related to children. Topics include active play, health literacy, understanding and using health information, healthy breathing at home (asthma prevention), healthy eating, mental health, oral health, and safety and injury prevention. The materials are available in Amharic, Arabic, Armenian, Burmese, Chinese, English, Hmong, Marshallese, Polish, Somali, Spanish, Vietnamese, and Yiddish.


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National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness. 2014–. Healthy habits for happy smiles. Elk Grove Village, IL: National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness, 26 pp

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

This series of handouts for pregnant women and parents of infants and young children provides simple tips on nutrition and oral health issues. Topics include brushing a young child’s teeth, choosing healthy drinks for young children, encouraging young children to drink water, giving young children healthy snacks, taking care of oral health for pregnant women, and taking care of an infant’s oral health. The series is available in English and in Spanish.


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National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness. 2017. I like my teeth [oral health posters]. Elk Grove Village, IL: National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness, 8 items

National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness
American Academy of Pediatrics 345 Park Boulevard
Itasca, IL 60143

Telephone: (888) 227-5125
E-mail: health@ecetta.info
Website: https://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/ncechw

These posters for consumers share simple, positive messages about brushing children’s teeth with fluoridated toothpaste, drinking fluoridated water, eating a healthy diet, and talking to the dentist or doctor about fluoride treatments for children. The posters are available in English and in Spanish.


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National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness. 2020. Cook's corner: Recipes for healthy snacks—Compiled from Brush Up on Oral Health (3rd ed.). Itasca, IL: National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness, 50 pp

National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness
American Academy of Pediatrics 345 Park Boulevard
Itasca, IL 60143

Telephone: (888) 227-5125
E-mail: health@ecetta.info
Website: https://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/ncechw
Available from the website.

This cookbook includes recipes to support children’s healthy growth and development with ingredients that are fresh, low in fat, and high in fiber. None of the recipes include added sugar. The recipes can help early care and education programs meet nutrition standards from the federal Child and Adult Care Food Program, which call for meals and snacks served in group setting to include a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and limited sugar or saturated fat. The cookbook is divided into recipes for dairy, fruit, and vegetables. Each recipe includes a list of ingredients, directions, a picture of the prepared recipe, and, where needed, safety tips. It is available in English and in Spanish.


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National Center on Health. 2015. Get the facts about oral health. 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
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.


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

These tip sheets for pregnant women and parents of infants provide information about how to keep the mouth healthy during pregnancy and in infancy. The pregnancy tip sheet discusses practicing good oral hygiene, eating healthy foods, getting oral health care, and practicing other healthy behaviors. The safety of receiving oral health care during pregnancy and coverage through Maryland Medicaid are also discussed. The infant tip sheet discusses providing good oral hygiene for infants. The pregnancy tip sheet and the infant tip sheet are on one double-sided document, with information about pregnancy on one side and information about infants on the other. The tip sheets are available in English and in Spanish. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

     


OHRC Library

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


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Smiles for Children. 2017. Smoking and pregnancy. Richmond, VA: Virginia Department of Health, 2 pp

Virginia Department of Health
P.O. Box 2448
Richmond, VA 23218

Telephone: (804) 864-7000
E-mail: questions@vdh.virginia.gov
Website: https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/
Available from the website.

of smoking during pregnancy. It lists health problems for both pregnant women and their infants that smoking during pregnancy are linked to. The brochure also discusses the link between smoking and gum disease and provides information about the benefits of quitting smoking either before or during pregnancy. In addition, the brochure explains the importance of receiving regular oral health care and how to find a dental home. The brochure is written in simple language, with English on one side and Spanish on the other.


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Virginia Department of Health. 2017. Brushing your child's teeth: Children six months and older. Richmond, VA: Virginia Department of Health, 1 p

Virginia Department of Health
P.O. Box 2448
Richmond, VA 23218

Telephone: (804) 864-7000
E-mail: questions@vdh.virginia.gov
Website: https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/
Available from the website.

This tip sheet for parents and other caregivers provides information about how to care for primary teeth in infants and children ages 6 months and older. The tip sheet discusses when to start brushing a child’s teeth, how to teach a child to brush his or her teeth, the proper way to brush a child’s teeth, how many times a day to brush a child’s teeth, and how often a child’s toothbrush should be replaced. The tip sheet is written in simple language and is available in English and Spanish.

     

More library materials


Selected Websites

American Academy of Pediatrics

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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