Good oral health is linked to long-term overall health and academic opportunity, however, caries–or tooth decay–remain the most common chronic disease among children in the United States, despite being preventable. ALL IN For Health is here with materials to help families navigate oral health within Medi-Cal.

In California, tooth decay is a significant public health problem, especially for young children. By the third grade, six in 10 children (61 percent) have experienced tooth decay and one in five children (22 percent) have untreated tooth decay.

Read more in our National Children’s Oral Health Month blog and see below for resources in multiple languages from our partner Smile California.