Oral Health Education
K-12 Oral Health Education Curriculum (Powerpoint Presentations)
The Department of Health and Senior Services is pleased to be able to offer these oral health education powerpoint presentations designed specifically for Kindergarten-High School Seniors. These presentations can be downloaded free-of-charge by clicking on the grade(s) specific icons. These presentations can be used by school health nurses or teachers, as well as by other health care/child care professionals, in conjunction with their health curriculum.
*Adapted by the Native American Professional Parent Resources, Inc., Dental Support Center. These presentations can also be found at: http://www.nappr.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=22&Itemid=24.
Additional materials for dental health education:
Free literature can be ordered from the Warehouse by using the following forms:
The literature below can be downloaded and printed for public use:
Dental Guide For School Nurses (available in download only)
Dental Sealants Seal Out Decay (brochure #220)
Don’t forget to Brush (mirror cling #103)
Oral Health is Overall Health (rack card #96)
Show-Me Healthy Smiles for Healthy Life (rack card #101)
For more specific information on the impact of oral health on specific diseases and conditions, contact the Oral Health Program.
Land of Smiles
Land of Smiles is an educational program offered by Delta Dental. This program provides a live performance by Delta Dental's Tooth Wizard, Panda, and Plaqueman and is designed for schools (Kindergarten-Third Grade) at no cost. The program provides educational materials such as a teacher’s guide, video, books, mouth model and toothbrush. View the Land of Smiles website for more information at http://www.landofsmilesvideo.com/ or call 1-800-392-1167 to make reservations