Tooth Talk

  In summer 2022, the Rhode Island General Assembly authorized the increase for adult Medicaid dental service rates for the first time since 1992. The cost of running a dental clinic, along with the cost of everything else, has increased subs ...

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Printable Activity Sheets + Lesson Plan

Child care providers are a trusted source of information for families, and place where many children spend a good part of their day. Child care providers can help encourage early dental visits and build good habits for healthy teeth.

Here are some resources that child care providers can use in their classrooms!

In honor of Children's Dental Health Month (February 2016), TeethFirst! mailed oral health information to child care providers across the state. In total, we sent out approximately 21,500 of these kits through 900 center- and home-based child care locations. We were pleased to connect with child care providers, and to reach some of Rhode Island's youngest children and their families! Each child care provider received the above materials, as well as: 

As a reminder, TeethFirst! has other educational materials - brochures, posters, videos, and more! - for you to share. Please click here to view and order yours today.

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