Oral Health Prevention Primer

We all play a vital role in oral health disease prevention.

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Oral Health Prevention Primer is designed to help pediatricians and other health professionals address oral health in practice, understand the roles of oral health allies, and learn how to collaborate and advocate to achieve optimal oral health for their community to prevent dental disease before it starts.

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Collaborate with other stakeholders in my area?

Connect to key stakeholders in the health professions, education, and advocacy serving children and families. Identify the services offered and look for opportunities to collaborate. Local, regional and state programs may also offer oral health services and/or benefit from a working relationship with pediatricians.