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

April 1, 2021

Champion for Oral Health

For many of us a visit to the dentist is for preventive care such as a dental checkup or regular teeth cleaning. For some a visit is because of pain…
March 9, 2021

Be Proud of Your Mouth

March 20 is World Oral Health Day! Be proud of your mouth by taking care of your oral health. According to the FDI World Dental Federation, oral disease, such as…
February 9, 2021

Good Dental Health Starts at an Early Age

Many children are starting kindergarten with tooth decay. Key findings from an oral health assessment in 2019 show nearly half the kindergarteners in Orange County have experienced tooth decay. More…
January 1, 2021

New Year, New Habits

It is the start of a New Year and many people start the process to improve their health by making New Year resolutions. Many New Year resolutions focus on losing…
December 1, 2020

Oral Health Tips for the Holidays

The holiday season is here! This is the time of the year when you can find plenty of tasty treats and desserts. Cookies, fudge brownies, cupcakes, pie, and hot chocolate…
November 2, 2020

Brush, Don’t Rush

Your child’s teeth play an important role every day. Teeth help them chew, tear, crush, and grind the foods they eat to grow healthy and strong. Their teeth, along with…

About the Orange County
Local Oral Health Program

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

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