National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center
Georgetown University Box 571272
Washington, DC 20057-1272
Telephone: (202) 784-9771
Fax: (202) 784-9777
Available for loan; selected materials available from the South Dakota Dental Association website.
This kit contains materials from a public health education program designed to improve the oral health of children and their families in underserved communities in South Dakota, including young children enrolled in Head Start. A description of the program is included, which presents a problem statement; goals and objectives; plan for evaluation, replication, portability, and sustainability; and a budget. The kit also contains a tabletop flip chart (in print and on CD-ROM), designed for use in classrooms and other group settings with parents and young children. Additional materials include the following: (1) a brochure titled Baby Teeth Do Matter: Steps to Healthy Teeth (in English and Spanish); (2) two posters about the transmission of oral bacteria (one of which is in English and Spanish); and (3) a DVD containing public education messages for television and radio. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]
Keywords: Oral health, Dental caries, Underserved communities, Head Start, Health promotion, Public health education, Media campaigns, Program descriptions, South Dakota, Brochures, Posters, CD-ROMs, DVDs, Spanish language materials, Educational materials, Parents, Children