Children’s Dental Health
Did you know that dental decay is the most prevalent chronic childhood disease – 5 times more common than asthma. It is almost entirely preventable, with a few simple measures. Here are some tips from the Cambridge Public Health Department’s Healthy Smiles program for keeping children’s teeth healthy:
- Brush twice a day.
- Drink tap water – not bottled water – to benefit from fluoride.
- See your dentist twice a year.
More dental tips:
- Mouths of Babes (Tips for babies)
- Steps To Healthy Teeth (Tips for infants to age 8)