Tooth Talk

This has been excerpted from the 2019 Rhode Island KIDS COUNT Factbook. To see the full publication, please click here!  Dental caries (tooth decay) is the most common chronic disease among children. Poor oral health has immediate and significant ...

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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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