Smile Habits OC

Learn how to keep your and your family's smile healthy and happy! Smile Habits OC is a resource for anyone who would like to know more about maintaining good oral health.

Infancy (0-11 months)

It starts with my very first tooth.

Early Childhood (1-5 years)

Help me develop good habits from the start.

School-Aged Children (6-13 years)

Protecting my permanent teeth is important to me.

Adolescents & Young Adults (14-20 years)

I need to take control of my oral health.

Adults (21-64 years)

My oral health is just as important as my overall health.

Pregnant and Postpartum Women

Oral health care and medical care go hand in hand.

Older Adults/Seniors (65+ years)

I want to keep my smile and natural teeth.

Individuals with Developmental Disabilities / Special Health Care Needs

I may need help for my best oral health.

Blogs and Local Oral Health News

June 1, 2020

Drink Water Instead of Sugary Beverages

There is a variety of drinks to choose from when you are thirsty, exercising, playing, or having a meal. Drinks such as soda, sweetened juices, or sports drink are usually…
May 1, 2020

Keep up Your Dental Care, While Staying at Home

Many of us are staying in to stay healthy. Families are working and schooling from home, and others are just staying indoors. The COVID-19 endemic has impacted our everyday lives,…
April 2, 2020

Tobacco Free for a Healthy Smile!

Smoking can cause lung cancer, heart disease, and long-term health problems. Using tobacco products such as cigarettes, vaping devices, cigars, and chewing tobacco can also be harmful to your oral…
March 18, 2020

Eat Right, Bite by Bite

Celebrate National Nutrition Month® with a healthy smile! Choosing nutritious foods is important for strong teeth, healthy gums and your overall health.  Foods that are high in sugar increases the…
February 5, 2020

February is Children’s Dental Health Month

February is Children's Dental Health Month. This is a great time to promote daily oral health habits to children, parents, and caregivers. According to the Centers for Disease Control and…
October 30, 2019

Press Release – National Brush Day

Apply toothpaste. Brush. Spit. And repeat twice a day. (Santa Ana) – A typical Halloween night consists of dressing up and visiting neighbors, friends and family for candy distribution and…

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The Orange County Local Oral Health Program is dedicated to providing opportunities and resources for promoting and supporting optimal oral health for all ages.

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