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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Educate families?

Every member of the healthcare team plays a role in educating and informing parents, caregivers and families. Below are links to a wealth of resources to help you learn how to communicate about oral health and prevent dental disease when working with families. Be sure to explore the many resources that can be provided to parents and caregivers.

AAP Resource

AAP Resource