Good habits start when you’re a kid, and the same goes for taking care of your teeth. To celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month, we’ve gathered some fun resources on teaching children the value of a healthy mouth. And who knows – you may learn something yourself!
American Dental Association
If you work with kids or have your own, the American Dental Association has some great resources for teaching kids of all ages about dental health. Visit the ADA website for stories, posters, worksheets and games.
Apples for the Teacher
This site, Apples 4 the Teacher, has coloring pages, poems, word searches, crafts and more. These resources can help get kids thinking about their teeth and how to keep them healthy.
A site called Animated-Teeth.com has a wide variety of lessons and interactive quizzes for both adults and kids to evaluate their oral health and learn how to take care of their teeth.
If you’re a visual learner or you learn by doing activities, simple experiments can help you understand a concept. These fun experiments at Healthy Teeth help explain to your kids what can happen in their mouths – and how they can prevent it.
Don’t know your alveolus from your typodont? Bracesinfo.com has a helpful list of dental terms so you and your children can understand what’s going on inside the mouth.
This interesting quiz from About.com will help you learn if you’re taking proper steps to care for your child’s teeth and if you know the importance behind it.
Do you know any other helpful resources for Children’s Dental Health Month?