When you have a healthy mouth, you will feel good about your mouth and about yourself! Read the article to learn more about the steps you can take to have a healthy, happy mouth. Print the full article here!
When you have a healthy mouth, you will feel good about your mouth - your teeth and gums - and about yourself!
GUIDELINES FOR SAFETYNET LEARNING TOOLS
Topic: A Healthy Mouth
Watch and share these videos of individuals taking steps to keep their mouths healthy! After watching, take these steps with someone who supports you or someone you support.
Having a healthy mouth is very important! This newsletter provides supporters helpful tips on how to help an individual create a dental care plan and make dental care a positive experience for the individuals they support.
The Pacific Center for Special Care is an organization within the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry committed to improving the oral health of people with special needs and older adults on the local, state and federal level. It was founded in 1998 by Pacific faculty members Dr. Paul Glassman and Christine Miller, RDH.
Your teeth are an important part of your body.
Your teeth help you in many ways:
- To bite and chew food
- To speak clearly
- To smile at your friends
Without good dental care, cavities could form in your teeth.
Cavities are holes that form in your teeth.
Cavities are caused by a substance called plaque that is in your mouth.
Overcoming Obstacles to Dental Health
This video suggests ways to help the individuals you support to keep their teeth and mouth healthy through regular dental care.