Oral health is part of overall health, and healthy teeth—even baby teeth—are important for life-long health.
Delta Dental of Colorado understands the important connection between oral and overall health, and we have a mission to improve the oral health of the communities we serve. We’ve created some tools to make brushing more fun for your little one(s), as well as great resources for you to learn more about oral health, the importance of prevention, and tips for keeping your family’s smile bright and your body healthy!
Meet Super Tooth And cooper the Badger
They’ll show you how to become a Smile Power™ Hero!
Did you know that cavities are the most chronic childhood disease? Cavities are five times more common than asthma! Toothaches can cause kids to miss more school and negatively affect their grades. The good news is cavities are 100% preventable. Make building healthy habits fun with my Super Brushing Tracker. Once it’s filled out, celebrate your little one’s Smile Power Hero™ Super Brusher status with a certificate!
Text Transcript with Description of Visuals
|Wide: Badger animated stand-up||Badger On Cam: Hi! I’m Cooper the badger! Did you know brushing your teeth twice a day with toothpaste that has fluoride can help your teeth and body stay healthy and strong?|
|Motion Graphic: Pea-size toothpaste going onto brush||Badger VO: Babies, kids, and grownups only need a small dab of toothpaste to keep their smile...smiling.|
|Med: Badger animated stand-up||Badger On Cam / VO: Kids should get help from their grownup while brushing. They’ll see if you missed anything and help you brush the teeth way in the back.|
|Motion Graphic: Arrows pointing to different areas of mouth – tongue sticks out||Badger VO: Brush the front, back, top, and sides of your teeth. Brush your tongue too.|
|Motion Graphic: Clock and/or timer ticking away||Badger VO: Spend 2 minutes brushing. Try using a clock or timer to keep track.|
|Med: Badger dancing||Badger: I like to dance while brushing my teeth, so the two minutes don’t feel so long.|
|Motion Graphic: Soft-bristled brush pops up, brush being handed from on person to another X’d out, brush looking spread out and bristles falling off||Badger VO: Use a soft-bristled brush. Don’t share it and ask your grownup for a new one when your toothbrush starts to look all fuzzy or the bristles start to break.|
|Med: Badger animated stand-up||Badger On Cam: Have fun brushing!|
|End Graphic: RMPBS Kids Logo, Delta Dental Foundation Logo||Badger VO: To learn more about the importance of brushing your teeth go to deltadentalkids.com|