Presentation on theme: "Oral Health in the Child Care Setting. From the Bureau of Oral Health ODH 2004-05 Survey of the Oral Health of Ohio Schoolchildren—Key Findings –Dental."— Presentation transcript:
From the Bureau of Oral Health ODH 2004-05 Survey of the Oral Health of Ohio Schoolchildren—Key Findings –Dental disease remains a common condition –55% children experience tooth decay by 3 rd –Overall oral health –of Ohio’s children is not improving dramatically
Objectives Define the process of tooth decay and its causes Give 2 examples of appropriate oral heath care in a child care setting Identify the treatment steps in a dental emergency
Dental Surgery 4 year old boy History of congenital heart disease Severe dental caries Pain when chewing food Surgery for teeth extractions
Did You Know… More people use blue toothbrushes than red ones. Like fingerprints, everyone’s tongue print is different. The toothbrush is first on the list of inventions that adults could not live without. The average person only brushes for 45 - 70 seconds a day, the recommended amount of time is 2-3 minutes.
Teeth Are Important Smiling Chewing Speaking Jaw Placement Baby teeth
Oral Health Facts Tooth Decay : More common than asthma Affects all age groups
What is Tooth Decay? An active process of tooth damage resulting from interactions between teeth, food and bacteria.
Resources www.headstartinfo.org -HSIPC Head Start Bulletinwww.headstartinfo.org www.odh.state.oh.us -ODH, Bureau of Oral Health Serviceswww.odh.state.oh.us www.ada.org - American Dental Associationwww.ada.org www.cdc.gov -CDC’s Oral Health Programwww.cdc.gov www.aapd.org - American Academy of Pediatric Dentistrywww.aapd.org www.bmcc.org/Headstart/Dental - Head Start Dental Health Curriculumwww.bmcc.org/Headstart/Dental www.colgatebsbf.com - Colgate Bright Smiles Education Pageswww.colgatebsbf.com www.cdhp.org -Children’s Dental Heath Projectwww.cdhp.org www.kidshealth.org - Kids Healthwww.kidshealth.org