Canadian Association of Public Health Dentistry: Contains a numbers of articles on northern communities and oral health for children: LINK
Winnipeg Regional Health Authority: Houses a number of resources and reports developed by Healthy Smile Happy Child Project on Early Childhood Tooth Decay. LINK
Circle of Smiles Kit is produced by St. Theresa Point First Nation and the former Nursing Caries Committee of Winnipeg Children’s Hospital. Posters, pamphlets, video for kids, adults and TV station, table-top display, shelf-markers to identify healthy foods, board game for kids. Tel: (204) 983-2871
Skye’s Smile is the tale of a young aboriginal girl who tells her “kokum” (grandmother) she doesn’t want to brush her teeth. Her kokum then tells her a story of how she had to clean her teeth when she was a young girl. This children’s book is written by Pattie Moore and is beautifully illustrated by a young native artist, Niki Little. To obtain copies of this book, please contact: Makinak Publishing Inc. P.O. Box 48101 RPO Lakewood, Winnipeg, MB R2J 4A3 | Phone: (204) 791-6253 | Fax: (204) 254-1648
“You and Your Baby” Kit is a nutritional and dental health learning resource kit that holds 17 activity labels each with an attached teaching aid. This is an ideal learning activity for prenatal or new parent groups and caregivers of young children. The Q & A were reviewed by several community health hygienists and a dietician experienced in aboriginal health issues, to address areas of concern around infant tooth decay (ECC) and First Nation families. It also include a tooth eruption chart, a dental care checklist, juice advisory sheet, instructions on kit use, and a selection of short videos on Early Childhood Caries in DVD format.
For more information on cost, etc. contact: Sherry Saunderson, RDH, 2966 Cameron Taggart Road, Cobble Hill, B.C. V0R 1L6 Canada | Phone: (250) 743-5477 | Fax: (250) 743-5489 | email@example.com