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The health of your mouth (oral health) is an important part of good health and well-being. Many New Yorkers have tooth decay and gum disease but oral health problems can be prevented and treated.
American Dental Association for Kids
This page includes videos and games for your children that talk about visiting the dentist and taking care of your teeth.
Ad Council - 2min2x Campaign
: Find two minute videos kids can watch while brushing their teeth, as well as activities, checklists and information about the importance of brushing and taking care of your teeth on this webpage.
Sesame Street – Health Teeth, Healthy Me
Visit this webpage for videos, activities and tips to help your child care for their teeth with the help of Sesame Street characters.
New York State Oral Health for Infants and Children
: This page includes coloring books for kids to help them learn about maintaining oral health as well as age specific information to prevent oral health problems.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Children’s Oral Health
: Find posters, tips, techniques and other information for parents to take care of their children’s teeth on this webpage.
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
: This page has answers to frequently asked questions about children’s oral health care.
American Academy of Pediatrics
: Find articles, tips and information about your child’s oral health here.