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California Dental Hygienists Say National Children's Dental Health Month Should Be a Yearlong Effort
Date:2/26/2010

only results in cavities but sets in motion the potential for long-term health risks,” said Von Essen. Poor oral health has been associated with heart disease, diabetes, potential strokes, along with low birth weight and preterm deliveries. Oral health problems can also lead to pain, poor nutrition and development, impaired speech, loss of employment, time away from school, and low self-esteem.

To combat these problems, CDHA reminds parents, guardians and caregivers to observe a few simple rules:

 
  • Make sure your child has a dental visit by his or her first birthday
  • Children should not fall asleep with a sippy cup or bottle containing anything other than water
  • Avoid letting children drink juice from a bottle
  • At birth, starting cleaning your child’s gums with a soft infant toothbrush or washcloth and water
During National Children’s Dental Health Month, hundreds of dental hygienists throughout California have participated in community outreach programs in concert with local departments of public health, Head Start programs, school districts, dental and dental hygiene schools, and Boys & Girls Clubs.

Year round, dental hygienists conduct patient and community education to help reduce tooth decay. In fact, dental hygienists are working to improve access to care for all underserved populations – a reality made possible as hygienists with additional education and licensing conduct oral health screenings, periodontal exams and treatmen
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