Care for Children

Healthy Teeth

From baby teeth to braces, Healthy Teeth is all about what goes on inside your mouth. Produced by dentists for elementary aged kids curious about the "why?" of oral health. Provides information about braces, cavities, brushing teeth and flossing.

www.healthyteeth.org

Canadian Dental Association

Provides information and tips for parents and educators to help their children keep their teeth as healthy as possible. The site includes information about early childhood tooth decay, pacifiers & thumb sucking, dental development as well as what to expect for your child's first trip to the Dentist.

www.cda-adc.ca/en/oral_health/cfyt/dental_care_children/index.asp

Kids Dental

Informative website for children and adults to become better aware of the issues surrounding children's dental health. Includes information about programming, cavities, braces, surgeries as well as emergency dental care.

www.kidsdental.ca/main-pediatricians.asp

Ontario Dental Association

The association's kids’ website is meant for kids to learn about dental care through interactive games, quizzes, downloads (puzzles) as well as characters who specialize in healthy teeth!
www.youroralhealth.ca/kids/home

Manitoba Collaborative Project for the Prevention of Early Childhood Tooth Decay

‘Prevent Early Childhood Tooth Decay: Action Plan, Workbook and Toolkit’ includes information like finding and utilizing community resources, Identifying what tooth decay is and how it is formed. Games, activity handouts and other resources are also provided in the toolkit.

www.wrha.mb.ca/healthinfo/preventill/files/ECTD_Nov05.pdf

CIGNA

CIGNA’s website has great information about your child’s first visit to the dentist, the ‘daily dental tracker’ and Oral care in adolescents.

www.cigna.com/our_plans/dental/dental_toolkit.html

American Dental Association

Information about going to the dentist, recently released dental reports as well as fun activities for children.

www.ada.org

Colgate

Teaching your child proper oral care at a young age is an investment in his or her health that will pay lifelong dividends. Colgate has lots of great information for maintaining proper oral healthcare.

www.colgate.com/app/Colgate/US/OC/Information/OralHealthAtAnyAge/InfantsAndChildren/ToddlersChildren/OralHealthforChildren.cvsp

Colgate Kids World

www.colgate.com/app/Kids-World/US/HomePage.cvsp

Crest

You may have many questions about dental hygiene for kids as your child grows. When do you start brushing his/her teeth? Should children floss? How do you establish good oral care habits to reduce the risk of cavities and gingivitis as they mature? What are dental sealants? The Crest Kids page hopes to answer these questions.

www.crest.com/crest-kids/dental-hygiene-for-kids.aspx

Kiddy House

Oral Health care resources for teachers, parents, children and fun games and printable activities for your class!

www.kiddyhouse.com/Themes/Teeth/Teeth.html

About.Com – Dentistry

About.com has excellent free downloadable resources for you! Colouring pages for children, worksheets and fact sheets on oral health.

dentistry.about.com/od/fundentalactivitypages/Fun_Dental_Activity_Pages_for_Kids.htm

Pioneer Thinking

Pioneer Thinking has great recipes to make your own homemade toothpaste! A great online resource to get your kids interested in having a real hand in their oral health care.

www.pioneerthinking.com/teeth1.html