The American Dental Association (ADA) created Smile
Smarts!, an oral health curriculum for preschool through grade
eight students. It offers flexible, modular lesson plans, support
materials, hands-on classroom demonstrations, student activity sheets
and suggestions for further oral health activities.
Ages 4 - 7
Shining Smiles! helps children understand the
importance of their teeth, how to keep teeth clean and healthy and
introduces the dentist as a friendly doctor who helps them take care of
Second - Third GradeFourth - Sixth Grade
A Lifetime of Healthy Smiles! is an engaging
classroom lesson that encourages students to think about the
importance of their teeth and reinforces dentists' instructions on
properly caring for teeth.
Teeth to Treasure! is a lively classroom lesson
reinforcing good oral hygiene habits and instilling in students a sense
of responsibility for keeping their teeth healthy and protected.
Seventh - Eighth Grade
Your Mouth! is a dynamic and thought-provoking classroom lesson
that shows how informed teens can make smart choices to protect
their teeth, including information on mouth piercings and tobacco
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