Tag: National Children’s Dental Health Month

4 Tips to Help Prevent Tooth Decay in Young Kids

| February 6, 2017
4 Tips to Help Prevent Tooth Decay in Young Kids

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, which promotes the benefits of good oral health. It’s a good time to remind you how to help prevent tooth decay, even before your child gets their first tooth.

Untreated tooth decay in baby (primary) teeth puts young kids at risk for future health problems. It can cause damage to permanent teeth and even lead to being more vulnerable to ear or sinus infections. Tooth decay can also affect a child’s speech development and hurt their self-esteem. And it’s a leading cause of school absences later on.

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Oral Health Tips

| February 8, 2015
Oral Health Tips

First Things First reminds communities that February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, which raises awareness about the importance of oral health. For information and tips on oral health click HERE.

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