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Dental Health

The focus for February National Children’s Dental Health Month is raising awareness about the importance of oral health. Developing good habits at an early age and scheduling regular dental visits helps children get a good start on a lifetime of health teeth and gums.

What is the most common chromic disease among children? “Dental caries, commonly known as cavities, are the most common chronic disease for children in the United Sates, affecting nearly 60% of children between 5 and 17 years of age” (US Senate)

Fremont USD is partnering with Tri-City Health Center Dental to provide training and awareness in the school site setting. They also provide dental services in their Irvington Dave Clinic for those with or without insurance. Appointment line for any services (510) 770-8040

Several of the FUSD school nurses also known as the tooth fairies will also be providing education to the students about the importance of oral health with help from the classroom teachers.

Download the full set of 2020 Activity Sheets (English PDF)  | (Spanish PDF)