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For Parents.To help you do the best you can, here’s some information, tools and resources for supporting your child’s healthy development and learning.
About FTF. Created by Arizona voters, First Things First partners with families and communities to help our state’s young children be ready for success in kindergarten and beyond.
Grants. First Things First invests in strategies and programs that support the development, health and learning of children birth to age 5 (before kindergarten).
Get Involved. First Things First partners with families and communities to give all Arizona children the opportunity to arrive at kindergarten healthy and ready to succeed.
Most parents and caregivers are surprised to learn that caring for children’s teeth and gums should start when they’re just babies.
Just like eating right, taking vitamins and seeing your doctor while you’re pregnant, it’s important to take care of your teeth and gums, too.
Learn some simple ways to make going to the dentist a smoother, more positive experience for you and your child.
Tooth decay is the single most common chronic childhood disease and can cause lasting harm to a child’s health and impact their development.
Fluoride is nature’s cavity fighter. In toothpaste and drinking water, it makes teeth stronger and prevents tooth decay.
Regular dental check-ups help keep your child healthy and smiling. Learn how you can find a dentist for your child whether you have dental insurance or not.
FTF and partners coordinated to launch the Healthy Teeth resource in time for February’s National Children’s Dental Health Month.
The FTF Gila Regional Partnership Council funds the First Smiles program to help support families in caring for their children’s oral health.
Halloween may be different this year, but there is plenty of good information available to help families make it safe and fun for little ones.