Dental Health Initiative/Share the Care


Dental Health Resources and Materials

For more information, phone 619-692-8858 or send us an email.

Purpose: Promoting optimal oral health through education and access to care.

Facilities where this Service is offered:

Share the Care educational materials such as brochures and curricula as well as more program information, are available on the Share the Care website.

Additional Resources and Links

  • Looking for a dentist? Visit San Diego County Dental Society or contact 800-201-0244.
  • Dental Publications:
    • Brochure: Dental Facts You Can't Live Without - Features the dental mascot Baxter Beaver with some shocking facts about dental health for you and your family.
    • Brochure: Candy is Dandy, But Tough on Teeth - Did you know that teeth are harmed from the amount of time that sugar is in the mouth, not just the amount of sugar in the treat? This one-page flyer explains why this is so and gives suggestions to help reduce the risk of tooth decay when eating sweets. Also, suggestions for less harmful treats are given.
  • Information on the Oral Health Assessment requirement for kindergarten school entry.