Ritter & Ramsey General and Cosmetic Dentistry (561) 626-6667
500 University Blvd #109 Jupiter Fl 33458

National Childrens Dental Health Month

9587539_ml1"Sugar Wars" is the theme of the 2016 National Children's Dental Health Month. Throughout February, dental professionals, healthcare providers, and educators will be promoting the benefits of good oral health to children and their caregivers with an awareness campaign designed to make kids of all ages smileAccording to the National Institutes of Health, dental decay is the most prevalent chronic disease in childrenTeach children the "2x2" rule -- brush your teeth twice a day for two minutesHave your dentist or dental hygienist check your child's brushing and flossing technique Make kids aware that sugar leads to tooth decay Teach kids to rinse their mouths with water after consuming sugary foods or drinks Ensure that your child is getting regular dental checkups and professional cleanings Talk to your dentist abut professional treatments to shield teeth from decay "No child -- or adult -- can keep teeth plaque-free without professional cleanings. And routine dental checkups are essential. Left untreated, oral problems such as tooth decay and gum disease can cause serious health problems throughout the body," Use these tools to help control cavities everyday!

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