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Spanish Resources

There are a number of Spanish resources and materials available for dental professionals and patients. The American Dental Association has compiled a list of oral health and dental resources available from the ADA as well as other oral health organizations. For a Spanish version, visit here.

Materials from the American Dental Association:

ADA Catalog: Patient education brochures and books are available in Spanish as e-books for tablets and hard copies are available for shipping to the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

MouthHealthy: The ADA has developed MouthHealthy.org, a website to provide oral health information to patients through all stages of life. The website is available in both Spanish and English.

National Children's Dental Health Month: Held each February, the ADA's National Children's Dental Health Month aims to raise awareness about the importance of oral health at an early age. Posters and activity sheets for children are available in Spanish and English.

Two Minutes, Twice a Day: The ADA joined the Ad Council and other oral health organizations to develop this oral health campaign encouraging children to brush for two minutes, twice a day (2min2x). Fact sheets on a number of oral health issues relevant to children are available in Spanish and English.

Resources from Other Organizations:

American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons: Spanish language patient information pamphlets on oral cancer, dental implants, wisdom teeth and facial injuries are available for purchase.

Colgate: Information and videos on diabetes are available in Spanish on Colgate's website.

Hispanic Dental Association (HDA): A number of resources are available from HDA, including !Sonrisa!, a free guide to dental health for Hispanic Americans. Available in both Spanish and English, it includes tips for children's oral health care.

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research: Printable and downloadable patient education publications are offered in Spanish.

National (U.S.) Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center: Consumer brochures are available in both Spanish and English in PDF format. You can also request free hard copies of the brochures.

Pan American Health Organization (PAHO): The organization offers information in Spanish on the Caries Free Communities Initiative, non-communicable diseases, oral health topics, publications, information on the 35 countries in Central and South America that are under PAHO, and education and training information.

Sesame Street: Toolkits containing videos, informational fact sheets, games and other information to encourage children to practice good oral health are available from Sesame Street in collaboration with the ADA Give Kids A Smile program.