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Children's Oral Health

Children's Oral Health Features

  • The Tooth Decay Process: How to Reverse It and Avoid a cavity. You probably know that a dental cavity is a hole in a tooth. But did you know that a cavity is the result of the tooth decay process that happens over time?
  • What are Dental Sealants? Sealants are thin plastic coatings painted on the chewing surfaces of the back teeth to keep germs and food out of their pits and grooves. Children should get sealants on their permanent molars as soon as they come in.
  • NIDCR a Text4Baby Partner: Text4baby is a free health text messaging service for pregnant women and new moms. The messages address topics such as nutrition immunization birth defect prevention and oral health. To sign up text BABY to 511411.

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When can children start brushing their own teeth without supervision?
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This page last updated: December 01, 2017