Empowering your students with the belief that they can make a difference in their own oral health is a priceless gift.
Teaching them the facts about dental disease and what they can do to protect their teeth can have a life-long impact. Here are some tools to help you in this quest!
National Children's Dental Health Month
Celebrate Children's Dental Health Month in your classroom with these messages and materials from the American Dental Association.
Captain Supertooth Dental Education Program
Using a giant toothbrush, fun props, and volunteers from the audience, Captain Supertooth presents a lively 30-minute program inspiring K-3rd grade kids to be superheroes to their teeth! Provided free of charge to Oklahoma schools by Delta Dental of Oklahoma Oral Health Foundation. Use the online form to request a visit for your school.
Open Wide and Trek Inside
This comprehensive dental health curriculum for grades 1-2 includes online, interactive and downloadable materials. Provided by the National Institute of Health and the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research.
Land of Smiles
Bring the Land of Smiles into your classroom with this online adventure featuring Tooth Wizard and Plaque Man. Each lesson has downloadable activity sheets and answer sheets. Provided by Delta Dental of Missouri.
A Crest Eggsperiment
This simple experiment is perfect for the classroom. Kids get to see firsthand how teeth can become soft and weak if they are exposed to acids (such as those in everyday foods), and how an anti-cavity toothpaste can help protect teeth.
Crest & Oral-B Dental Education Program
This program provides materials that make it easy for first-grade teachers to educate their students about the importance of oral care. Includes lesson plans, videos and materials.
Brush! Dental Curriculum
The Brush! program addresses the prevention of dental decay in infants and young children, using a comprehensive approach that involves parents, early childhood education professionals, and children.