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National Children’s Dental Health Month

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM) is brought to you by the American Dental Association (ADA). The ADA website explains that in 1941, this program began as a one day event, changing to a week-long event in 1955, … Continue reading

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Challenge yourself to improve your oral health

This month was National Children’s Dental Health month and with a busy spring ahead of us, I wanted to take the time to stress the importance of oral health. Unfortunately, childhood caries (otherwise known as tooth decay), is a health … Continue reading

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Take your oral health to heart

February is National Heart Month and my Northeast Delta Dental teammates and I recently showed our support of the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women campaign on “Go Red Day.”  February is also National Pediatric Dental Health Month and … Continue reading

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National Children’s Dental Health Month

February is Children’s Dental Health Month and I encourage parents to work with teachers and school nurses to take on a greater role in children’s oral health.  Brushing twice a day and flossing daily are valuable habits to form at … Continue reading

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February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

Did you know that by the third grade over 50% of children in NH have experienced tooth decay? These numbers are particularly troubling when one considers that caries are almost entirely preventable with early intervention using sealants and topical fluoride … Continue reading

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Worth Their Weight In Gold

I blogged in February about national children’s dental health month and how parents who regularly take their children to the dentist deserve a gold medal. Here at Northeast Delta Dental, where feedback is a gift, we routinely survey our subscribers, … Continue reading

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February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

When was your child’s last visit to the dentist? If your answer was “within the past six months” you would be a winner of a gold medal if there was an Olympic category for good oral hygiene. Healthy teeth equal … Continue reading

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