February is Children’s Dental Health Month -ADHD
February is Children’s Dental Health Month. To prevent cavities, children should visit a dentist every six months. It’s National Children’s Dental Health Month! Help teach your child how to brush their teeth with these tips: 1️. Place the toothbrush at a 45-degree angle 2️. Gently brush in short strokes 3️. Make sure to brush all surfaces of the teeth More tips: https://www.nyc.gov/site/doh/health/health-topics/oral-health-childrens-oral-health.page
Regular dental visits are important year-round, but a back-to-school checkup is key in fighting the most common chronic disease found in school-age children: cavities. In fact, dental disease causes children to miss more than 51 million school hours each year. Even though going back to school looks a little different this year, scheduling your child’s back-to-school appointment is still important. Read “COVID-19: What to Expect When Your Dentist’s Office Reopens” to learn about the additional steps dentists are taking to…
Stained or Discolored Teeth
Symptom: Stained or Discolored Teeth Over time your teeth can become stained and change color. This is often the result of eating certain foods, such as coffee or tea, smoking, aging, genetics, injury, or certain medications. Whitening options can include over the counter or in office treatments. Check with your dentist about your options for stain removal.
HOW CAN I PREVENT PERIODONTAL DISEASE?
HOW CAN I PREVENT PERIODONTAL DISEASE? To prevent periodontal disease: •Brush your teeth twice a day •Clean between your teeth with floss or another interdental cleaner once every day •Visit your dentist for a checkup and professional cleaning regularly •Show your dentist or dental hygienist how you brush and clean between your teeth and ask if you can make any improvements
Back-to-school dental visit early
Make your back-to-school dental visit early Some schools require back-to-school dental visits for certain grades, and these checkups can be a good way to be sure your child’s teeth stayed healthy. It is a good idea to make your child’s back-to-school appointment early in the summer to avoid the August rush and help insure you get the appointment time that works best for you. “We can help spot and take care of any issues, so your child doesn’t have to…