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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

Blog
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…
Blog
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…
Blog
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…
Blog
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…
Blog
August 22, 2018

Drinking Fluoridated Water

Did you know that drinking tap water is good for your health and it can also save you money? Tap water is safe, free, and readily available to all. Drinking…
Local Oral Health
August 4, 2018

Latest Oral Health News

Here you will find the latest oral health news and Local Oral Health Program announcements and activities.  Check back periodically for updates.

About LOHP

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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