Dental Tips and Resources from The Autism Program


Below is a list of helpful resources developed by TAP partner’s, the American Dental Association, and other organizations.

Help prepare your child for a visit to
the dentist by watching
“Visiting the Dentist”

Tip Sheets and Social Guides

Resources at the
American Dental Association

Helpful Resources for Families

We encourage parents to
visit the ADA website to
view their children’s
dental resources, including:

Oral Health Animations
Visiting the Dentist w/ Marty
Interactive Game: To Tell The Tooth
Download the Make Healthy Smiles Brochure
Download the ADA Dental Word Search

(Click links to view/print resources)

“A Healthy Mouth for your Baby”

by U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

“Dental Care Every Day” (A Caregiver’s Guide)

by U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services

“Autism Speaks Dental Guide”

by Autism Speaks, Philips Sonicare & Colgate

“Dental Hygiene: How to Care for Your Child’s Teeth”

by American Academy of Family Physicians

Mediline Plus Children’s Dental Care Resources

by National Institutes of Health


Resources are provided for educational purposes only and are not an endorsement of opinions, services or products discussed on outside websites.

Illinois Dental Clinics
Serving children and with developmental disabilities including autism

Noll Dental Clinic
5220 South Sixth Street Road
Springfield, IL. 62703
Phone – (217) 588-7640
Click for Website
Milestone Dental Clinic
275 North Phelps
Rockford, Illinois 61108
Phone – (815) 484-8678
Click for Website

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