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Celebrate Children's Dental Health Month

February is Children’s Dental Health Month

Join the American Dental Association (ADA) and dentists across New York State by participating in events and programs dedicated to oral health education and healthier children.

imageGive Kids a Smile® is February 1, 2013
Each year on the first Friday in February, thousands of the nation's dentists and their dental team members provide free oral health care services to children from low-income families across the country.  The ADA Give Kids a Smile® program enhances the oral health of large numbers of needy children.  More

See What's Happening In Your Neck of the Woods
During Children's Dental Health Month things are happening all over the state, including contests and screenings. 

Click here to see what your local dental society is up to for February

Schedule a visit with a dentist
Contact your local dental society to arrange a school assembly or classroom visit with a NYSDA member dentist.


The resources below offer educators, health professionals, cafeteria managers, coaches and parents tools to help share the fundamentals of good oral health care for month of February and beyond. 

Click on More Resources & Ideas to find even more useful tools.

Teaching about oral health

Activity sheets:  Acrobat PDF FileEnglish   Acrobat PDF FileSpanish

Dental Emergency Tips

Slide Shows/Videos:

Art for school menus and newsletters

Classroom Ideas: from the American Dental Association

More Classroom Resources & Ideas

Find A Dentist

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