Oral Health Guidance from Birth to 36 months

Posted on: April 27, 2010

Bright Smiles from Birth is an ICAAP educational program that provides guidelines and support to Pediatricians and Family Physicians, Dentists, and families to make oral health a component of well child visits.

Bright Smiles from Birth made available the Oral Health Well-Visit Checklist for pediatric health care providers.  The checklist provides guidance for  pediatric oral health treatment based upon categories that include age, oral assessment practice steps, anticipatory guidance, intervention steps, and referral/follow-up information.

Oral Health Guidance for Well Child Visits (pdf).

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For more information about community oral health well-visits and Bright Smiles From Birth please contact:

Jennie Pinkwater
Project Director
1400 W. Hubbard
Chicago, IL 60642
Phone: 312/733-1026, ext 213
Fax: 312/733-1791
jpinkwater@illinoisaap.com