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Dental Health for School and Youth

Brush morning and night with a pea-sized amount of fluoride toothpaste. Children over 8 years of age can brush on their own with adult supervision.

Dental Sealants help prevent tooth decay on the chewing surfaces of back teeth.  Around ages 6 and 12 years old, four adult molars grow in.  Ask your dentist if dental sealants can help protect your child's teeth.

More Information...

Fun Zone  BC Dental AssociationBrush with a Pea-Sized amount of Fluoride Toothpaste

Smile City - Oral Care Education for Kids Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

Brushing and Flossing Health Canada

Caring for Your Teeth & Mouth Health Canada

Dental Emergencies Canadian Dental Association

Frequently Asked Questions Canadian Dental Association

Kids & Teens BC Dental Association

Kissing & Your Health Department of Health - Australia

Mouthguard Use & Care Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

Oral Diseases Health Canada

Oral Jewellery Canadian Dental Association

Sip All Day, Get Decay Minnesota Dental Association

Sip Smart (ges 4-6 years)BC Pediatric Society

Smile: Healthy Teeth, Healthy Body Health Canada

Teeth Whitening & Other Dental Procedures Canadian Dental Association

Teaching Resources Canadian Dental Association

...and more Oral Health resources...  BC Dental Association

Funding for dental treatment - for more information...

Healthy Kids Program or call 1-800-748-1144

First Nations Health Authority or call 1-888-321-5003

Save A Smile Program  - A program funded by donations for low income families with children (19 years & under) who have dental pain, infection or a lot of tooth decay. Contact your Public Dental Health Program to learn more.