Oral Health Guide for kids


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Visit the dentist by your baby’s first birthday to spot signs of problems early. Talk to your dentist or doctor about putting fluoride varnish on your child’s teeth as soon as the first tooth appears. For children younger than 2, consult first with your doctor or dentist regarding the use of fluoride toothpaste.

For most children, the first deciduous, or primary, tooth will erupt between the ages of 4-6 months. From that time forward, daily oral hygiene and regular visits to the dentist will play an important role in your child’s dental health. Cavities in Children: Increasing. The American Academy of Pediatrics and other organizations suggest that an earlier visit to the dentist is a good way to help toddlers learn proper oral hygiene, including avoiding night-time bottles or sippy cups of formula or juice; proper toothbrushing, and a healthy diet that promotes good dental health. Plaque can cause decay (a little hole in the tooth), so we want to keep plaque away by brushing and “ossing. • Explain to the class that they should brush their teeth in the morning and at night. • Ask the class how many of them brush and “oss their teeth each day. • Show the class the proper way to brush.

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) developed a Pediatric Guide to Children’s Oral Health Flip Chart and Reference Guide in English. This resource includes pictures and speaker’s notes to assist pediatricians in counseling patients about oral health and applying fluoride varnish. February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. Children’s Dental Health Month (CDHM) presents a unique opportunity for Crest + Oral-B to provide useful and relevant materials to our Dental Professionals.

All our CDHM materials: Activity Book, Education Guide and Poster are complimentary. Please download, print and use as needed to encourage good oral care during this important month. The National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center (OHRC) developed this publication, Promoting Oral Health in Young Children: A Resource Guide,to provide information to health professionals, program administrators, educators, policymakers, and others working in states and communities in planning, developing, and implementing efforts to ensure that children receive optimal oral health care. • By age seven or eight, most children can adequately brush their own teeth.

However, adult supervision is still recommended. As professional health-care providers, dental hygienists are primarily concerned with promoting good oral health. Dental hygiene is among the largest of the regulated healthcare professions in the province. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) works to improve children’s oral health through communication and collaboration betwee n the medical and dental homes, and to make pediatricians and other health professionals an essential part of the oral health team.

Thro ugh the Section on Oral Health and Chapter Oral Health Advocates, the AAP provides education, training, and advocacy for pediatricians, dentists, other health. MouthHealthy, part of the American Dental Association, is the patient’s guide to dental health. Learn about dental health topics, preventive oral care, common dental symptoms such as toothaches and mouth sores, and search for a new dentist.

Learn how to brush your teeth properly, floss for healthy gums and what to do in a dental emergency.

List of related literature:

This is a curriculum guide for teaching dental health for grades 4-6.

“Research in Education” by Educational Resources Information Center (U.S.)
from Research in Education
by Educational Resources Information Center (U.S.)
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1973

• Respond to each child’s individual needs based on dental evaluations and treatments.

“Community Oral Health Practice for the Dental Hygienist E-Book” by Christine French Beatty
from Community Oral Health Practice for the Dental Hygienist E-Book
by Christine French Beatty
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2016

Mrs. Kelly might also like to visit www.llttf.com/dental; this website has online training for parents on how to prepare their children for a dental visit.

“Dental Fear and Anxiety in Pediatric Patients: Practical Strategies to Help Children Cope” by Caroline Campbell
from Dental Fear and Anxiety in Pediatric Patients: Practical Strategies to Help Children Cope
by Caroline Campbell
Springer International Publishing, 2017

This supports the efficacy of the recommendation that primary care providers refer children to a “dental home” at an early age.

“Pediatric Primary Care E-Book” by Catherine E. Burns, Ardys M. Dunn, Margaret A. Brady, Nancy Barber Starr, Catherine G. Blosser, Dawn Lee Garzon Maaks
from Pediatric Primary Care E-Book
by Catherine E. Burns, Ardys M. Dunn, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2012

This is not a complete guide for setting up a pediatric dental practice.

“Paediatric Dentistry: Principles and Practice” by Muthu
from Paediatric Dentistry: Principles and Practice
by Muthu
Elsevier India Pvt. Limited, 2009

Finally, it is a good resource for those in need of a thorough review of dental materials for general or specialty board examinations.

“Dental Materials E-Book: Foundations and Applications” by John M. Powers, John C. Wataha
from Dental Materials E-Book: Foundations and Applications
by John M. Powers, John C. Wataha
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2015

Pediatric Dentistry: Postgraduate Dental Handbook Series.

“Pediatric Dentistry” by M. S. Muthu, Shiva Kumar
from Pediatric Dentistry
by M. S. Muthu, Shiva Kumar
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2019

EPSDT dental benefits for children include comprehensive diagnostic, preventive, and treatment services.

“Jong's Community Dental Health E-Book” by George Gluck, Warren M. Morganstein
from Jong’s Community Dental Health E-Book
by George Gluck, Warren M. Morganstein
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2002

Guide to teaching dental

“Misch's Contemporary Implant Dentistry E-Book” by Randolph Resnik
from Misch’s Contemporary Implant Dentistry E-Book
by Randolph Resnik
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2020

Every child should have an established dental home by the age of 12 months (AAPD, 2011a).

“Wong's Essentials of Pediatric Nursing9: Wong's Essentials of Pediatric Nursing” by Marilyn J. Hockenberry, David Wilson, Donna L. Wong
from Wong’s Essentials of Pediatric Nursing9: Wong’s Essentials of Pediatric Nursing
by Marilyn J. Hockenberry, David Wilson, Donna L. Wong
Elsevier/Mosby, 2013

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