Providing Dental Care for Children

Dental care as a child will affect that person’s oral health as they grow older. These resources may help in improving dental care for children.

Brushing Up – Tooth Talk for Kids  A toolkit of entertaining and age-appropriate materials to help educate and motivate elementary school children to take care of their teeth.

Dental Edition – SignUpNow Outreach  This special Dental Edition of the SignUpNow Outreach newsletter contains helpful information about the dental benefits available through the FAMIS programs and the importance of good oral health for children and pregnant women. SignUpNow(SUN) is an initiative of the Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF) that is focused on increasing enrollment of eligible uninsured adults and children in Virginia’s Medicaid and FAMIS programs.

Tooth Talk Tips – Working with Schools

Smiles for Children: An Overview 

Virginia Department of Health’s Maternal and Child Oral Health Resources