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 (Health and Human Services, 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