Training Materials 

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Downloads
Head Start in Arkansas - PowerPoint presentation on Head Start, its history, mission, eligibility and programs (with presenter’s notes)
Oral Health in Head Start - PowerPoint presentation on Head Start Performance Standards relating to optimum oral health (with presenter’s notes)
Dental Sealants Video: Purpose & Application - A 4 ½ minute video on dental sealants, their purpose and application - Requires Windows Media Player 
Oral Health Overview - PowerPoint presentation on general oral health, normal structures, common conditions, tooth eruption patterns, dental caries (tooth decay) and prevention, and oral trauma. Courtesy of Proctor and Gamble, Inc. (with presenter’s notes)
Oral Hygiene - A short PowerPoint presentation on toothbrushing and flossing. Courtesy of Proctor and Gamble, Inc.
Fluoridation - PowerPoint show on fluoridation, its history, benefits, safety, effectiveness and savings.
PANDA (Prevent Abuse and Neglect through Dental Awareness) - A PowerPoint presentation on an international family violence prevention program involving dental and medical professionals, teachers, day care workers and anyone who cares about preventing abuse and neglect. (with presenter’s notes)

Oral Health and Head Start in Arkansas Produced by the Arkansas Department of Health and the Arkansas Head Start Collaboration Project with funding from the Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors

Resources

Oral Health Tip Sheets for Head Start Staff 
Working with Health Professionals to Improve Access to Oral Health Care 
Working with Parents to Improve Access to Oral Health Care