Help Kids Take Care of Their Teeth for National Dental Hygiene Month
Healthy teeth matter at every age! For National Dental Hygiene Month, here are some kid-and family-friendly resources for encouraging healthy habits and finding dental care.
Daniel Tiger Gets His Teeth Cleaned
Going to the dentist can be full of questions for toddlers and preschoolers. Help them get to know what happens at the dentist’s office and feel less scared of unfamiliar tools with this video.
Learn the science of teeth, cavities and more n this SciShow Kids video that’s perfect for elementary-aged children.
When Curious George gets a wiggly tooth, the famous little monkey has to take a trip to the dentist. George causes some trouble, of course, but the book has a reassuring message about visiting the dentist.
In this Spanish-language picture book, a little girl has a friendly checkup at the dentist and practices taking care of her teeth.
For Families and Caregivers
The American Academy of Pediatrics shares dental advice for pregnant people and parents of new babies. Also available in Spanish!
This guide from the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention includes important facts about dental care and easy advice for caregivers.
If you are a Washington resident who needs help finding a dentist for your child, visit this website to request a referral.
The ABCD program connects low-income Washington state children with dental healthcare. Learn whether you are eligible here.