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Dental Facts Friday: National Children’s Dental Health Month

February 6, 2015

National Children’s Dental Health Month

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month and that is a wonderful reason to smile! A healthy set of teeth allows many to exude confidence. Yet, not everyone has a reason to smile. According to the American Dental Association, tooth decay is the most common chronic disease in children in the United States.

Good oral health begins in the home. When healthy habits are encouraged, the cycle of dental health disease can be broken. Medical experts say parents should establish strong tooth-brushing habits for the entire family, promote good nutrition, and make regular visits to the dentist.

Help is available

The American Dental Association (ADA) has created an oral health education program to assist families in developing good health habits. Check out www.mouthhealthy.org. There, you will find advice on:

Start the Dental Health Month the right way, the Farhoumand Way

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