Teachers & Students

The American Dental Association (ADA)
The ADA has a number of resources for parents, teachers, and even dental professionals who are
speaking to or educating children on good oral health.

Activities and Resources, including:
• Presentations
• Oral Health Discussion Ideas
• Hands-on Activities
• Easy-to do Activities
• Career Planning Activity
• Games and Animations
• Dental Health Speaker
• ADA Print and Video Resources

http://www.ada.org/387.aspx

National Children’s Dental Health Month Information (such as fun activity sheets that can be
downloaded, that can be used any time)

http://www.ada.org/5578.aspx

Mouth Healthy website with information on A-Z Dental Topics, nutrition, dental care concerns, etc.: http://www.mouthhealthy.org/


The Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry

Teacher and Parent Resources - http://www.dentalmuseum.org/ysi/resources/

Oral Health Interactive Exhibit, Secret to a Healthy Smile - http://www.mouthpower.org/

“Your Spitting Image” (Unlock the mysteries of the body to reveal what your mouth says about
you in this three part exhibit that explores the future of dentistry through forensics, saliva and
bioengineering.) - http://www.dentalmuseum.org/ysi/your_spitting_image/


Nutrition and Overall Health

American Dietetic Association’s 25 Healthy Snacks for Kids - Click Here

USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion - http://www.choosemyplate.gov/

USDA Classroom Materials - http://www.teamnutrition.usda.gov/resources/mypyramidclassroom.html

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services “Milk Matters” coloring book –

http://www.nichd.nih.gov/publications/pubs/upload/mm_with_buddy_brush_2006.pdf

Produce for Better Health Foundation (Curricula and other teaching tools for classroom use to
teach fruit and vegetable nutrition.) http://www.pbhfoundation.org/pub_sec/edu/cur/

The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids - http://www.tobaccofreekids.org/

Kids Health - http://kidshealth.org/

Alliance For a Healthier Generation - http://www.healthiergeneration.org/


Other Resources


National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (variety of oral health topics) - http://www.nidcr.nih.gov/OralHealth/

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