RESOURCES FOR PARENTS
HEALTHY TEETH HEALTHY KIDS
Visit Healthy Teeth Healthy Kids, to learn how to care for your child’s mouth from birth to age 6, and how to take care of your oral health during pregnancy. Healthy Mouths = Healthy Kids!
CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC)
Learn more about dental sealants and school sealant programs from the CDC’s Division of Oral Health.
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DENTAL AND CRANIOFACIAL RESEARCH (NIDCR)
Even more information about the benefits of sealants and how they work is available from this National Research Institute.
UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY
The University of Maryland School of Dentistry provides dental services, including sealants, at its Pediatric Dental Clinic. Visit their website for more information about services, hours, and appointments.
MARYLAND OFFICE OF ORAL HEALTH
The Maryland Department of Health’s Office of Oral Health (OOH) was established in 1996 to address a myriad of dental or oral diseases affecting the State’s neediest children and adults. The mission of OOH is to improve the oral health of Maryland residents through a variety of public oral health initiatives and interventions.
Seal America: The Prevention Invention is designed to assist health professionals in launching and sustaining school-based dental sealant programs.
AMERICAN DENTAL ASSOCIATION (ADA)
The ADA Topic Page on dental sealants contains a comprehensive guide to sealants, including clinical research and infographics.