Brush provides curriculum and resources to improve children’s oral health in the early childhood and home visiting settings. Brush takes a three-pronged approach of improving oral health through professional development; low-literacy resources for parents; and educational resources for children.

Our resources focus on five themes:

Theme 1: Brushing teeth at least twice a day.

Theme 2: Visiting the dentist regularly.

Theme 3: The importance of good nutrition and understanding which foods help teeth and which foods can hurt teeth.

Theme 4: The importance of primary teeth (in speech, in chewing healthy foods, in protecting the adult teeth, etc.)

Theme 5: How dental health relates to school readiness and school success.

For the early childhood classroom or home visit, Brush helps to improve children’s oral health through:

We also offer materials designed specifically for use by home visitors and early interventionists: