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BLOG 120412 April is Dental Health Month
Since April in Ontario is Dental Health
month starting at the beginning is
Expectant mothers receive lots of prenatal
information, but may not receive current
information about little people teeth and
mouth care.
Current recommendations by the Canadian Academy of Pediatric Dentistry suggest that
children have a dental home by the age of one year. Early visits also allow the
monitoring of infants’ growth and development.
The American Academy has a check list for parents to help organize all the
things a newborn needs for lifelong oral health.
This is recommended to prevent early childhood caries which globally is a
rampant, serious health problem. Decay is an infection caused by bacteria
that infants acquire from those around them.
For informative podcasts follow this link.
The American Academy also has a FAQ section which covers most of the questions
and problems parents encounter.
To amuse and educate your children about their teeth the Ontario Dental Association
has a Kid’s Zone game filled interactive website. You may enjoy it with them!
Remember Oral wellness, Whole Health for your