The Children’s Oral Health Program is administered by the New Jersey Department of Health and is implemented by three Regional Oral Health Coordinators who are strategically located in the northern, central and southern parts of the State.
The Children's Oral Health Program provides a variety of services and resources including the following:
- Age-appropriate school-based educational activities conducted by registered dental hygienists
- "Save Our Smiles" school-based fluoride mouth rinse program
- Educational resources for school nurses including the "Miles of Smiles" newsletter and the "Franny Flossisaurus" and "Mr. Gross Mouth" teaching kits
- Oral health education for participants in the Women, Infants, and Children Supplemental Food Program (WIC)
- Oral health education for public health and social service professionals