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Smile! It's oral health month!

 

Last updated 2/15/2007 at Noon



Oral health begins before children start teething. Parents should establish positive dental habits early to ensure their children’s teeth are healthy. Paying attention to a child’s oral health early can prevent problems down the road such as chronic pain, impaired chewing and speech development and reduced concentration and self-confidence.

A landmark study by the Dental Health Foundation found dental disease to be the number one children’s health problem in the state, although it is almost entirely preventable. First 5 California and County Commissions are working to combat this pro...



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