WIC-Enrolled Children and Oral Health, December 2, 2019

(2019) WIC-Enrolled Children and Oral Health, December 2, 2019. Public Health, Department of

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Abstract

I-Smile™ is a statewide program connecting children and families with dental, medical and community resources to ensure a lifetime of health and wellness. Dental decay is the most common chronic illness among children and can cause difficulty learning, speaking and eating. I-Smile™ program staff provide preventive dental services at WIC clinics across Iowa, in order to prevent dental decay and establish good oral hygiene habits for young children. An oral health survey was completed during the summer of 2019 using I-SmileTM program data from screenings of WIC-enrolled children.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Oral Health, Dental Health, Public Health
Subjects: Health and medicine > Public health
Health and medicine > Healthcare
Health and medicine > Healthcare > Dental care
Health and medicine
Health and medicine > Healthcare > Hygiene and personal cleanliness
ID Code: 31573
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 27 Mar 2020 14:39
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2020 14:39
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/31573