Dental Health

Dental Health

Children will be cavity free at 3

As a Council we will: 

  1. Engage all types of prenatal providers in education of pregnant women and families with children on prenatal, infant, and young child dental care
    • Identify providers who work with pregnant women
    • Contact providers and encourage increase in education, offer free educational materials, various engagement techniques used
    • Follow-up
    • Offer Cavity Free @ 3 training
  2. Engage dental and health care providers in planning for systemic changes to offer a “Well Child Dental Check” at or close to age 1 year
    • Engage a Dental professional as a “Champion”
    • Plan and hold a meeting with local dentists and hygienists to explore feasibility and create plan
    • Assist dentists and/or health care providers in implementing a plan for well child Dental Check
    • Educate Healthcare providers and/or dental health providers to refer and recommend patients to participate in programming