School Dental Health - Calgary Zone

Oral Health - Preventative Dental Services

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Preventive Services

A Registered Dental Hygienist provides preventive services and education to targeted schools in the Region.

  • Screening
  • Referrals and Follow-up
  • Fluoride Varnish
  • Promotion of Sealants
  • Oral Health Education
  • Collaborative Projects with Public Health Nurses

Resources for Schools

The Oral Health Education Teacher Resource (Kindergarten through Grade 3) is designed to assist teachers with helping their students achieve good oral health.

These manuals can help teachers:

  • Meet learning outcomes of Alberta Learning’s Program of Studies in Health and Life Skills (plus Science and Language Arts)
  • Enhance learning through fun, interactive lessons
  • Instill life-long dental health habits and attitudes
  • Help students make well-informed health choices

Each manual contains:

  • Background information on dental health
  • Curriculum charts
  • 9 interactive lessons per grade
  • Web site references - information and
  • Classroom activities

These manuals can be used in conjunction with the Oral Health Teacher’s Resource Kit. The Oral Health Teacher’s Resource Kit is only available within the Calgary Zone.

Please email questions and comments to:

Quick Reference

Newsletter Tips - free oral health messages to include in publications.


Access to Dental Care

Grade 5 Lesson Plans