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Self-study materials on oral health for caregivers

Oral health is a vital part of general health. Good oral health is only achieved with good oral hygiene, which includes healthy teeth, gums, tongue and all areas inside the mouth. Caregivers can play a very important role in disease prevention by helping ensure good oral hygiene.

We have designed a series of presentations — Overcoming Obstacles to Oral Health Care — for caregivers in short, easily completed training materials designed to increase your success and confidence in working with individuals with a broad range of support needs. These self-study materials explain how to help support a daily oral care routine for your family member or client. 

This content was developed by a national advisory committee and are periodically updated to reflect the latest evidence for best practices in oral health care. The current edition was updated in 2022.

¡Nuevo! En español: Superar los obstáculos a la salud bucal para los cuidadores de personas con discapacidades

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