TAMC TIP: February is National Children’s Dental Health Month Cavities are one of the most common chronic diseases of childhood. Even though tooth decay—or cavities—has been on the decline for the past 30 years, it is still one of the most common chronic diseases among those 6 to 19 years old. Protect your children’s teeth by having them brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste and drink fluoridated water. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also recommends your child visit a dentist by the time they are a year old.

| February 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

A U.S.-Vietmese dental team works on a patient during the Aloha Medical and Civil Engineering Mission in the Imperial City of Hue, Socialist Republic of Vietnam.

Cavities are one of the most common chronic diseases of childhood. Even though tooth decay—or cavities—has been on the decline for the past 30 years, it is still one of the most common chronic diseases among those 6 to 19 years old.

Protect your children’s teeth by having them brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste and drink fluoridated water. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also recommends your child visit a dentist by the time they are a year old.

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