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Preparing for birth

Pregnant? Your oral health affects your baby’s health.

  • pregnancy

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.

tips for how to make taking your child to the dentist a positive experience for everyone

Tips for taking your child to the dentist

  • oral health

Learn some simple ways to make going to the dentist a smoother, more positive experience for you and your child.

baby in yellow shirt getting an oral health screening

Services help to reach Arizona children most vulnerable to tooth decay

  • heal

Tooth decay is the single most common chronic childhood disease and can cause lasting harm to a child’s health and impact their development.

Is fluoride good for children’s teeth?

  • oral health

Fluoride is nature’s cavity fighter. In toothpaste and drinking water, it makes teeth stronger and prevents tooth decay.

tips for finding a dentist for young children in Arizona

How to find a dentist for your child in Arizona

  • oral health

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.

graphic with FTF logo and reads Healthy Teeth

New oral health care resource launches for National Children’s Dental Health Month

  • oral health

FTF and partners coordinated to launch the Healthy Teeth resource in time for February’s National Children’s Dental Health Month.

Oral health program in Payson helps with 4-year-old boy’s dental needs

  • Gila

The FTF Gila Regional Partnership Council funds the First Smiles program to help support families in caring for their children’s oral health.

Boy dressed as a bear with Halloween candy bowl

Halloween Tips and Tricks for 2020

  • safety

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.

Boy dressed as a bear with Halloween candy bowl

Protect kids’ teeth on Halloween

  • oral health

This Halloween, the best bet for avoiding tooth decay is to keep little ones on a set oral health routine.

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