Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Dental Did You Know: February is National Children's Dental Health Month

February is National Children's Dental Health Month. The American Dental Association (ADA) has a nice web page discussing their recommendations for proper pediatric dental care. Here's the teaser quote:

The ADA recommends regular dental check-ups, including a visit to the dentist within six months of the eruption of the first tooth, and no later than the child's first birthday. Preventive care such as cleanings and if necessary, fluoride treatments, provide children with 'smile' insurance. Routine dental exams uncover problems that can be easily treated in the early stages, when damage is minimal.

Read the rest of the article here: February is National Children's Health Month

Source: American Dental Association, Online Media Release, Feb 4, 2008, http://www.ada.org/public/media/releases/0802_release01.asp

Hans Skariah, B.Sc., DMD
Promenade Court Dental Health Group in Mississauga
2233 Hurontario St., Mississauga, ON, Canada
(1/2 km north of the QEW in the Dome Building)
(905) 273-7100