February is National Children's Dental Health
Month, known as NCDHM. This annual program is designed to educate
Pennsylvania children about the importance of good oral health.
As part of NCDHM, PDA conducts a prize-filled poster
for third-grade students. Ask your teacher to
download the NCDHM lesson plan
and other important information found on this
website. The lesson plan is full of fun activities that teach you
about the importance of good oral health. Plus, you could win a
prize worth $100, $250 or even $500!
Join in the fun by playing the games and completing the activities to learn how to take good care of your teeth. And remember, brush your teeth with fluoride toothpaste and clean between your teeth for a healthy smile!
Healthy Smile Tips:
Brush your teeth twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste.
Clean between your teeth daily.
Eat a healthy diet that limits sugary beverage and snacks.
See your dentist regularly for prevention and treatment of oral disease.
Learn More about how you could win $500 and view past winners.
Read about the history of this program and share it with your teacher.
Fun activities are available for download for you and your classmates.