Dental Care Every Day: A Caregiver’s Guide

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

Format             Online booklet

 

This downloadable online booklet shows in words and pictures how someone can help a person with a developmental disability brush, floss, and have a healthy mouth.  It includes tips on location, positioning the body, dealing with difficult behavior, creative ways to solve brushing problems based on the client’s special needs, ways to make the toothbrush easier to hold, the importance of visiting a dentist, brushing, and flossing regularly, how to prepare for the dental visit.

 

Contact URL  http://www.nidcr.nih.gov/HealthInformation/DiseasesAndConditions/DevelopmentalDisabilitiesAndOralHealth/DentalCareEveryDay.htm

           

Contact Agency      

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD 20892-2190
nidcrinfo@mail.nih.gov                                   

(301) 496-4261