Tips & Tricks
Oral Health Kansas has developed many resources over the years to help with patient and consumer education. Recently, based on recommendations from one of our partners, we came up with Oral Health Tips and Tricks. These are one page fact sheets: colorful, simple and concise. They are targeted toward the everyday consumer. You are more than welcome to print and distribute our Tips and Tricks.

All of these fact sheets were developed based on requests from our supporters. Please send an email to if you would like us to develop a Tips & Tricks on a topic that is not listed.

These Tips and Tricks are available in the following fact sheets:

Early Childhood
Kansas Head Start Association
Fast Facts - Oral Health Library
Colorful, issue specific oral health fliers focused on pregnancy and early childhood. 13 topics- bilingual
(non-profit organizations in Kansas should contact for special rates.
Kansas Health Departments with WIC clinics can order Fast Facts at no charge)

Sesame Street Healthy Teeth, Healthy Me
Songs, printables and games designed to help you and your child care for teeth together

National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource

Tobacco & E-Cigarettes
Tobacco & E-Cigarette Health information
The American Institute of Dental Public Health has a new podcast, The Truth Initiative. The Truth Initiative is America’s largest nonprofit public health organization committed to making tobacco use a thing of the past. You can find the full episode in iTunesSpotify, and Google Play. Don’t forget: If you subscribe to Anecdotal Evidence, new episodes will automatically download on Monday each week. This podcast is supporting by funding through the Health Resources and Services Administration.

Tobacco & Kansas Vape-Free Schools Toolkit-Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Bureau of Health Promotion
This Kansas Vape-Free Schools Toolkit is a guide to help your school or school district become tobacco-free and e-cigarette-free. This Toolkit contains information and resources to help your school effectively implement, clearly communicate, regularly enforce and support a truly tobacco-free and e-cigarette-free campus.

Webinar: E-Cigarettes: What are the Facts Behind All that Vapor?
The purpose of this webinar is to inform dental providers about the products, trends for use, and health harms and benefits of e-cigarette use. To view the webinar and obtain continuing education credits, you must create a free ADA login. This webinar is open to anyone interested in learning more about e-cigarettes and their impact on oral health, not just dental professionals.

Providing Mouth Care for Persons with Dementia
Rita Jablonski, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, FGSA is a nurse practitioner, researcher, tenured professor, and former family caregiver. Her research and practice involve all aspects of dementia management; she is best known for non-drug strategies to address dementia-related behaviors. This video provides techniques that can be useful when working with a person with dementia who refuses or resists mouth care.

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