Oral health is a key part of overall well-being and can directly impact a person’s quality of life. Good oral health plays a big role in a child’s overall health, as poor oral health can lead to issues with eating, speaking, and negatively impacts a child’s ability to learn.
As a teacher/educator, you are in a unique position to provide the education, guidance, and motivation necessary to help your students establish positive oral health habits.
Resources to support the elementary school oral health curriculum can be found here:
Can my organization receive a Dental Health presentation?
- Based on staffing and time commitments, the Oral Health team may accommodate requests for presentations on oral health and hygiene and the programs and services offered at the Health Unit.
Requests for presentations can be directed to (519) 258-2146 extension 1199.