February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, raising awareness for parents and children about how to keep their smiles white and their teeth clean. Recognizing the importance of oral health, especially among children who need to create good habits, New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez proclaimed February 2017 as Children’s Oral Health Month for the state.
New Mexico’s Office of Oral Health has been working with dental providers throughout the state to be able to ensure treatment for low-income and/or uninsured individuals.
The New Mexico Department of Health does have several recommendations to help keep your teeth clean:
To read more about New Mexico’s Children’s Oral Health Month, please visit “The Importance of Good Dental Health.”
To read more about National Children’s Dental Health Month, please visit the American Dental Association’s website.