Dental Education Program

Glendale Healthy Kids presents a comprehensive first grade dental education program. It provides oral health hygiene and nutrition information in First Grade classrooms throughout Glendale Unified School District. The program introduces children to the importance of oral health and hygiene, teaches proper brushing technique, encourages flossing and rinsing, teaches basic nutrition concepts for oral and overall health, and stresses the importance of regular dental exams. The program is taught by trained volunteers who teach from a prepared curriculum and lesson plan. It is composed of 3 modules, each in a fun and interactive format using puppets, cartoons and oversized dental gear!