February is Children’s Dental Health Month, making it the perfect time to review with your child or young loved one about the importance of dental health. When a child is young, they are limited in what they can do to care for their teeth, but they can be shown the proper methods for cleaning teeth, and proper healthy foods to help keep their teeth sparkly white and avoid dental decay.
Are you suffering from a problem tooth that is causing you nothing but discomfort? If the troublesome tooth is severely decayed and no other treatment option will solve the problem at hand, there is a chance that the tooth will have to be extracted.
If you own and drive a car, there are certain preventative measures that you take to ensure the longevity and proper maintenance of the vehicle. You put gas in the car so it can go, get oil changes, put air in the tires, get car washes to ensure it looks nice, and schedule routine maintenance to check on more complex parts. Maintaining good oral health should be no different. Teeth are something that you need for your entire life, so it should be a priority to make certain they remain healthy. Good oral hygiene is not only important for your oral health, but also for the overall health of your body.
February is National Children’s Dental Health Month — a month dedicated to highlighting the importance of early dental care to children and their caregivers. We know it’s not always easy to get young kids to brush their teeth, but we would like to offer you some tips on how to set your child up for a lifetime of good dental health habits.