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.dental.umaryland.edu/museum/smile_resources.html


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 - https://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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