Dental Care

Dental and Oral Care Routines
Here is information on recommended daily dental routines for individuals with disabilities.
Website: http://www.netwellness.org/healthtopics/dentistry/faq2.cfm

Dental Care Everyday: A Caregivers Guide
Here are tips on how to help your family member with a disability have good oral health. They even have examples of low-tech assistive technology for holding toothbrushes.
Website: http://www.nidcr.nih.gov/OralHealth/Topics/DevelopmentalDisabilities/DentalCareEveryDay.htm

Oral Health Care for Children With Special Health Care Needs
This guide is designed to be a tool kit for family members/caregivers to help provide good oral care for the children they care for. It is also designed to be a quick reference guide for dental providers on how to best provide oral care for children with special health care needs, including information about specific disabilities.
Website: http://www.okacaa.org/8.5%20x%2011%20Oral%20Health%20Care%20for%20Children%20with%20Special%20Health%20Care%20Needs.pdf

Dental Crisis in America: The Need to Expand Access
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: http://dcpartners.iel.org/sites/default/files/Dental%20Crisis%20in%20America.pdf#overlay-context=sessions/healthy-life