Thursday, February 12, 2015

February is Children’s Dental Health Month

Bel Air, MD – February is the observance of National Children's Dental Health Month, placing emphasis on the need for parents and caregivers to take action early to ensure the health of their children's teeth.

A healthy mouth is important for overall health. Poor oral health in childhood can cause problems with eating, speaking, and learning. Cavities can cause children pain and serious health problems. Each year, more than 51 million school hours are missed due to dental problems. Fortunately, with good oral health care habits, tooth decay can be prevented. Read more...

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