Dental Links

ABC Music & Me: An Early Literacy and Language Program
Give your Head Start students’ literacy learning a boost! ABC Music & Me has been proven to engage young at-risk learners. ABC Music & Me also offers fun, intensive Professional Development/Staff Training opportunities and a strong family Involvement component.

American Association for Community Dental Programs
The American Association for Community Dental Programs (AACDP) is a voluntary membership organization for local dental program personnel.

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) to advocate policies, guidelines and programs that promotes optimal oral health and oral health care for infants, children, adolescents and persons with special health care needs.

American Dental Association
Founded in 1859, the American Dental Association is the oldest and largest national dental society in the world. Since then, the ADA has grown to become the leading source of oral health related information for dentists and their patients.

Children’s Dental Health
The Pew Children’s Dental Campaign works to ensure that more children receive dental care and benefit from policies proven to prevent tooth decay.

Dental Sealants: A Resource Guide (Third Edition)
Edited by Jolene Bertness, M.Ed. and Katrina Holt, MPH. MS, RD. (June 2010).
National Maternal & Child Oral Health Resource Center
Pages: 44
Dental Careers Edu’s goal is to serve as an objective free resource of information to anyone working as or interested in becoming a dental assistant or hygienist.
A one of a kind resource detailing the latest information on program accreditation, national certification options, salary expectations, licensing requirements, job growth projections salary information and more.

Preventing Tooth Decay and Saving Teeth with Dental Sealants
Holt K, Barzel. 2010. Preventing Tooth Decay and Saving Teeth with Dental Sealants 3rd Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center.
Pages: 4

Toothfairy Island
Toothfairy Island is dedicated to being a global leader in oral health and wellness strategies. Expanding on the myth of the Toothfairy, our materials are child centered and educational – including games, puzzles, puppets, videos, worksheets, stickers, coloring pages and so much more. Our fun and exciting products create a pediatric wellness program that is easy to use.

University of Washington School of Dentistry
Fact sheets for 14 mild to moderate manifestations of specials needs conditions have been developed for Dental Professionals, Medical Professionals & Parents and Caregivers.

Content for the fact sheets were developed by a group of experts affiliated with the University of Washington and the Washington State Department of Health – Oral Health Program.

Phoenix Area IHS

Tucson Area IHS