Maine Oral Health Program


Sugar Out Day - Friday, February 6, 2015

  • Create an awareness of the role sugar plays in dental decay and overall health.
  • Encourage students and staff to refrain from eating foods with added sugar.
  • Assist Students in choosing snacks low in sugar and high in nutrition.

Co-Sponsored by
Oral Health Program
Maine Center for Disease Control & Prevention
Department of Health & Human Services

People Goals
School Oral Health Program Directors     promote, coordinate activities
School Nurses     promote, coordinate activities
Teachers   participate
Superintendents and Principals  support
School food service personnel    participate  
Students     participate
Parents   participate
Dental professionals promote  
Physicians and other health professionals promote
Day care providers     participate
Radio and TV PSA's, Newspapers    inform public, promote event
Political representatives (local and state) support
School web-site support