Alameda County Office of Dental Health

Alameda County Office of Dental Health This is the official page for Alameda County Office of Dental Health. The Office of Dental Health promotes the oral health and well-being of Alameda County residents through dental education, resources & community partnerships.

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Did you know that good oral health habits, like brushing 2 times a day for 2 minutes, flossing once a day, and dental vi...
08/09/2021

Did you know that good oral health habits, like brushing 2 times a day for 2 minutes, flossing once a day, and dental visits once every 6 months, can help children succeed in the classroom? Having a healthy mouth is an important part of school readiness. A healthy mouth helps children talk, smile, and develop into who they’re meant to be. Visit SmileCalifornia.org to learn more about oral health and school readiness. #SmileCalifornia #BackToothSchoolCA

Did you know that good oral health habits, like brushing 2 times a day for 2 minutes, flossing once a day, and dental visits once every 6 months, can help children succeed in the classroom? Having a healthy mouth is an important part of school readiness. A healthy mouth helps children talk, smile, and develop into who they’re meant to be. Visit SmileCalifornia.org to learn more about oral health and school readiness. #SmileCalifornia #BackToothSchoolCA

您是否知道良好的口腔健康习惯,例如定期刷牙、使用牙线和看牙医,可以帮助孩子在课堂上取得成功? 拥有健康的口腔是做好入学准备重要的部分 。健康的口腔可以帮助孩子说话、微笑并成长为他们想要成为的人。访至 SmileCalifornia.org,...
08/09/2021

您是否知道良好的口腔健康习惯,例如定期刷牙、使用牙线和看牙医,可以帮助孩子在课堂上取得成功? 拥有健康的口腔是做好入学准备重要的部分 。健康的口腔可以帮助孩子说话、微笑并成长为他们想要成为的人。
访至 SmileCalifornia.org,了解有关口腔健康和入学准备的更多信息。

您是否知道良好的口腔健康习惯,例如定期刷牙、使用牙线和看牙医,可以帮助孩子在课堂上取得成功? 拥有健康的口腔是做好入学准备重要的部分 。健康的口腔可以帮助孩子说话、微笑并成长为他们想要成为的人。
访至 SmileCalifornia.org,了解有关口腔健康和入学准备的更多信息。

¿Sabía que los buenos hábitos de salud bucal, como el cepillado regular, el uso de hilo dental y las visitas al dentista...
08/09/2021

¿Sabía que los buenos hábitos de salud bucal, como el cepillado regular, el uso de hilo dental y las visitas al dentista, pueden ayudar a los niños a tener éxito en el salon de clases? Tener una boca sana es una parte importante de la preparación escolar. Una boca sana ayuda a los niños a hablar, sonreír y convertirse en quienes deben ser. Visite SonrieCalifornia.org para obtener más información sobre la salud bucal y la preparación escolar. #SonrieCalifornia #SmileCalifornia #BackToothSchoolCA

¿Sabía que los buenos hábitos de salud bucal, como el cepillado regular, el uso de hilo dental y las visitas al dentista, pueden ayudar a los niños a tener éxito en el salon de clases? Tener una boca sana es una parte importante de la preparación escolar. Una boca sana ayuda a los niños a hablar, sonreír y convertirse en quienes deben ser. Visite SonrieCalifornia.org para obtener más información sobre la salud bucal y la preparación escolar. #SonrieCalifornia #SmileCalifornia #BackToothSchoolCA

National Breastfeeding Month!
08/09/2021

National Breastfeeding Month!

National Breastfeeding Month: It is ok to breastfeed even after the baby has teeth. If a baby accidentally bites while nursing, break the suction and remove the breast as soon as the baby starts to drift off or feel playful. #NBM21 #WBW2021 #WABA #breastfeeding #HealthyTeeth4All

Check out this school readiness tip by Smile, California!
08/03/2021

Check out this school readiness tip by Smile, California!

Schedule your children’s Kindergarten Oral Health Assessment (KOHA) 12 months before entering public school for the first time or by May 31 of their first year (Kindergarten or 1st Grade).

This quick and easy dental check-up is an important step to making sure your child’s smile is healthy and strong. For more information about the KOHA and oral health tips, visit SmileCalifornia.org/School-Readiness.

#SmileCalifornia #BackToothSchoolCA #KOHA #KindergartenOralHealthAssessment

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08/03/2021

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Caring for the baby's health begins from the moment you are pregnant!
Brush your teeth twice a day for two minutes.
Floss once a day.
Limit starchy and sugary snacks.
Visit the dentist at least once during your pregnancy! Here's a list of dental providers that accept new Medi-Cal patients:https://dental.acphd.org/media/programs/resources/dentists-by-city-2021.pdf

#HealthyTeeth4All @AlamedaAlliance

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08/03/2021

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Tooth tip: Parents should assist their child with brushing until they are 8. Children under 8 do not have the ability to clean all surfaces correctly. #HealthyTeeth4All @AlamedaAlliance
@First 5 Alameda County @4Cs of Alameda County @BeHively

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08/03/2021

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Healthy foods = Healthy teeth. Good oral health takes more than just brushing and flossing. Offer healthy snacks such as vegetables, fruits, nuts, milk, cheese, and yogurt. Limit candy and sticky, starchy snacks.

#HealthyTeeth4All #SmileCalifornia @AlamedaAlliance

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07/22/2021

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Toothpaste tip: How much toothpaste is your child using when they brush? Children under 3 need a small amount of toothpaste, the size of a grain of rice. Children over 3 and adults need a pea-size amount of toothpaste.

#HealthyTeeth4All #SmileCalifornia @AlamedaAlliance

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07/16/2021

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Age 2 is too late for a first date with a dentist. Parents should take their child to the dentist by their first birthday! #HealthyTeeth4All @AlamedaAlliance

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06/30/2021

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Drinking water with fluoride helps keep our teeth healthy by reducing cavities! Most tap water and filtered water has fluoride in it. If you drink bottled water, check to make sure it includes fluoride.
#HealthyTeeth4All

06/28/2021
dental.acphd.org

Check out the updated list for dental providers that accepts new Medi-Cal patients!

City of Oakland Head Start is hosting a vaccine clinic at Senior Centers in Oakland.The Vaccine is offered to all intere...
06/25/2021

City of Oakland Head Start is hosting a vaccine clinic at Senior Centers in Oakland.

The Vaccine is offered to all interested 12+, no Pre-registration required, no ID needed, no insurance or citizenship required and No cost! Don't miss out on Raffles and Goodies!

Tuesday, June 29 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Downtown Oakland Senior Center 200 Grand Ave Oakland CA 94603
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OR

Thursday, July 1 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
East Oakland Senior Center 9255 Edes Ave Oakland CA 94603
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Walk ins Welcome! Don’t miss out on the raffles and give aways!
Unaccompanied minors must make an appointment ahead of time.
Questions? Call 510-333-6230 or email [email protected]

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06/24/2021

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Pregnant women have more gum disease and tooth decay. Visit your dentist at least once during your pregnancy.
#HealthyTeeth4All

Check out this healthy tooth tip for babies!
06/21/2021

Check out this healthy tooth tip for babies!

For babies, wipe gums with a soft cloth twice a day. Wean off bottles by age 1.
#HealthyTeeth4All

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06/21/2021

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Are your kids using the right amount of toothpaste when they brush? For kids ages 3 and younger, a small amount of toothpaste, the size of a grain of rice, is all you need. Kids ages 3 and older should use a pea-sized amount of toothpaste.

#SmileCalifornia
#Toothpaste

Visit the Office of Dental Health website for an updated list of dental providers that accepts Medi-Cal: https://dental....
06/17/2021

Visit the Office of Dental Health website for an updated list of dental providers that accepts Medi-Cal:https://dental.acphd.org/media/programs/resources/dentists-by-city-2021.pdf

Medi-Cal has dental covered. For Medi-Cal members, your dental benefits include cleanings and treatments for free or at a low-cost.
#HealthyTeeth4All #SmileCA

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06/15/2021

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Are you over 40? Check your mouth regularly for sores. Talk to your dentist or doctor if a bump, lump, or sore does not heal within 2 weeks.
#HealthyTeeth4All

Medi-Cal covers non-emergency medical transportation such as a ride to the dentist!
06/09/2021

Medi-Cal covers non-emergency medical transportation such as a ride to the dentist!

Need a ride to your dental appointment? Medi-Cal covers non-emergency medical transportation! Find out more on our website:
http://ow.ly/2Im850EZEwi

Choose water and reduce the risk for tooth decay. #HealthyTeeth4All #Dare2bwell
06/07/2021

Choose water and reduce the risk for tooth decay. #HealthyTeeth4All #Dare2bwell

Water is wonderful and good for teeth! Offer children water instead of soda or other sugary drinks. Limit fruit juice to a small cup per day.
#HealthyTeeth4All #ChooseWater

ReThink your Drink!
06/01/2021

ReThink your Drink!

ReThink your Drink! Reduce your risk for tooth decay! #HealthyTeeth4All #dare2bwell
05/26/2021

ReThink your Drink! Reduce your risk for tooth decay! #HealthyTeeth4All #dare2bwell

ReThink Your Drink !
Not sure what beverages contain sugar? Examples are soda, fruit drinks, sport drinks, sweetened waters, and coffee and tea beverages with added sugars. Use the Ingredient List to choose beverages with little or no added sugars.
#acnswater #CalFreshHealthyLiving @ACHealthyLiving

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05/26/2021

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#acnswater #CalFreshHealthyLiving @ACHealthyLiving
#REThinkYourDrink

Check out this post by Alameda County Health Care Services Agency on sealants for young children.
05/26/2021

Check out this post by Alameda County Health Care Services Agency on sealants for young children.

Seal today to prevent decay. Molar sealants are part of your child’s Medi-Cal dental benefit and can protect your child’s back teeth for several years.
#HealthyTeeth4All #SmileCalifornia
http://ow.ly/jRMx50EHMEt

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05/21/2021

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Not sure what beverages contain sugar? Examples are soda, fruit & sport drinks, sweetened waters, & coffee & tea beverages with added sugars. Use the Ingredient List to choose beverages with little or no added sugars.
#REThinkYourDrink #CalFreshHealthyLiving @ACHeatlhyLiving

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05/20/2021

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It's RETHINK Your Drink Month!
#acnswater #CalFreshHealthyLiving @ACHeatlhyLiving

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05/17/2021

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A 9-year-old who drinks even one 12-ounce soda per day far exceeds their recommended amount of added sugar. This amount of sugar raises a child’s risk for tooth decay, diabetes, and obesity. Water has no sugar. #HealthyTeeth4All
For more info: http://ow.ly/rBBj50EHL5z

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05/17/2021

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Sealants and fluoride together can prevent almost all tooth decay!
#AlamedaCounty "#HealthyTeeth4All #SmileCalifornia"
http://ow.ly/riRv50EDKMd

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05/13/2021

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Your gums and teeth need special attention when you are pregnant. See the dentist any time during your pregnancy.
#HealthyTeeth4All #NWHW
For more info: http://ow.ly/8zdx50EHKO1

Healthy Tooth Tip: Did you know your baby can catch cavities just by sharing a spoon?  #HealthyTeeth4All
04/09/2021

Healthy Tooth Tip: Did you know your baby can catch cavities just by sharing a spoon? #HealthyTeeth4All

Healthy Tooth Tip: Did you know your baby can catch cavities just by sharing a spoon? #HealthyTeeth4All

World Health Day: Dental visits every 6 months keep your gums and teeth strong. Give your dentist a chance to learn abou...
04/07/2021

World Health Day: Dental visits every 6 months keep your gums and teeth strong. Give your dentist a chance to learn about your overall health. @dare2bwell #HealthyTeeth4All #SmileCalifornia

World Health Day: Dental visits every 6 months keep your gums and teeth strong. Give your dentist a chance to learn about your overall health. @dare2bwell #HealthyTeeth4All #SmileCalifornia

Healthy Tooth Tip: First tooth, first birthday, first visit. Schedule your child’s first dental visit as soon as their f...
04/05/2021

Healthy Tooth Tip: First tooth, first birthday, first visit. Schedule your child’s first dental visit as soon as their first tooth comes in or by their first birthday, whichever comes first. @dare2bwell #HealthyTeeth4All #SmileCalifornia

Healthy Tooth Tip: First tooth, first birthday, first visit. Schedule your child’s first dental visit as soon as their first tooth comes in or by their first birthday, whichever comes first. @dare2bwell #HealthyTeeth4All #SmileCalifornia

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