2015 Head Start Oral Health Survey Report, October 1, 2015

(2015) 2015 Head Start Oral Health Survey Report, October 1, 2015. Public Health, Department of


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A child’s oral health is an important factor in overall health, school readiness, and even self-esteem. In Iowa, the I-Smile™ program works to assure optimal oral health for children by facilitating access to care and providing preventive services for at-risk children and families. An important partner for I-Smile™ is the Head Start program, which provides comprehensive early childhood education, health, nutrition, and parental involvement services for low-income children and families.

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: 31844
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 09 Apr 2020 16:39
Last Modified: 09 Apr 2020 16:39
URI: https://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/31844