Welcome to the online version of the WIC: Early Entry into Dental Care Guidebook! In this guidebook you will find important information about setting up a WIC-based pediatric dental program. Before implementing a WIC-based dental program of your own, we highly suggest reading the entire document and arranging for a consultation with the Center for Oral Health. The guide is free to browse online.
How to use the Guidebook
On the left of every page in the guidebook, you will find a Table of Contents with links to each Section. On each Section page, several headings and a short intro to each section will be displayed; clicking a "<read>" link will expand the subsection.
Throughout the document you will find links to external web pages and documents. Clicking any figure in the Guidebook will open a downloadable and/or printable version, which you may save and include in your program materials as you see fit.
Additionally, some key terms are highlighted like this. Hovering over such text will display a brief description of the highlighted term.
Center for Oral Health Project Staff
Director of Policy and Community Education
Chief Business Development Officer
Director of Southern California Operations
Associate Director of Programs
Special thanks to our partners and collaborators
Alameda County Department of Public Health, Office of Dental Health
Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services, Public Health Branch
Center for Oral Health. 2011. WIC Early Entry to Dental Care. Oakland, CA: Center for Oral Health.
The guidebook is made possible by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) (Title V, Social Security Act), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of MCHB, HRSA, or DHHS.
Center for Oral Health
520 Third Street, Suite 108
Oakland, CA 94607