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Pregnancy and Oral Health: Dentists' Care Required
Date:12/18/2009

nce officer and senior V.P. at Delta Dental. "But 35 percent of caregivers say they actually clean their baby's gums just a few times a week, or less. Dentists recommend that caregivers wipe the bay's gums with a wet washcloth twice a day, including once just before bedtime.

"Also, only 40 percent of the respondents strongly agreed that caregivers can pass dental disease to their child by sharing items such as spoons or straws, or by cleaning a pacifier in their own mouth and giving it to the baby. Rather, they should wash the pacifier with soap and water, rinse, and then return to the baby."

"Many Americans don't understand how important their children's baby teeth are to lifelong oral health," Jacobson said. "There's a continuing need for more education to teach practices that will ensure lifelong oral health. And, since people overwhelmingly prefer the dentist as their primary oral health information source, dental benefits that encourage visits to the dentist are crucial."

The not-for-profit Delta Dental Plans Association (www.deltadental.com) based in Oak Brook, Ill., is the leading national network of independent dental service corporations specializing in providing dental benefits programs to more than 54 million Americans in more than 89,000 employee groups throughout the country.

(1) Morpace Inc. conducted the 2009 "Children's Oral Health Survey." Random 15-minute telephone interviews were conducted nationally with 914 primary caregivers of children from birth to age 11. Respondents with multiple children were asked to think about their youngest child when answering questions

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