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Keeping your kid’s teeth healthy

Posted by on February 22nd, 2016 Posted in: Children and Teens, Health Information Literacy


According to the Centers for Disease Control, 20% of school-aged children have untreated tooth decay.

MedlinePlus has resources for preventing tooth decay and other dental health issues, from birth through adulthood.

Child Dental Health: http://1.usa.gov/1QtrW6d

Dental Health: http://1.usa.gov/1TAdTCj

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mariaminkov says:

Helping your youngster brush their teeth can be somewhat of a test, particularly toward the day’s end when you are depleted. It is easy to brush their teeth quickly, thinking you’ve properly done the job in less than a minute, but there can still be plenty of bacteria and plaque lying around. When your little one’s teeth grow in, bring them in for a check up so we can monitor the bite and their teeth. It will also get them used to coming to the dentist and not associate it with fear.

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