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Category Archive for: ‘Oral Health in the Media’

Visit to Dentist within Baby’s First Year Key to Preventing Childhood Caries

A friendly reminder from the Canadian Dental Association about the importance of early dental visits for infants:   Regular and early visits by infants and toddlers to a dentist can help to identify and address the risk for tooth decay that can lead to early childhood caries, says the Canadian Dental Association (CDA).   “Tooth decay is preventable,” says Dr. …

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Helpful Tips for Healthy Smiles at Halloween

Helpful tips from the Canadian Dental Association!   Halloween is just around the corner and we all know that for most children, Halloween means candy and lots of it!   However, when your child consumes sugary food or drinks, the bacteria (germs) in the dental plaque on the teeth mix with the sugars in the candy to make a mild …

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The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry: The Big Authority on little teeth

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the recognized leader in children’s oral health, today unveiled its new tagline, “America’s Pediatric Dentists, The Big Authority on Little Teeth,” targeted to the lay public. This new consumer branding campaign is an effort to better connect with parents and caregivers and educate them on the critical need for early check-ups and regular …

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WHO Global Oral Health Programme: Focus on prevention

In recent global news, the World Health Organization develops a Global Oral Health Programme. This recognizes Oral Health as a part of General Health, and that it is integral for all people – children and the elderly are particularly at risk populations. Please read below for the specific objectives of this programme:   The objectives of the WHO Global Oral …

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