UW Sunday Column 2-2-14: Mary Margaret-Looker from CCHC

Mary-Margaret Looker: February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

Looker_UWThe month of February marks National Children’s Dental Health Month and an annual campaign by the American Dental Association and dentist offices across the nation. This year, dental professionals are joining together to encourage children and teenagers to Join the Super Smile Team by brushing for as little as two minutes, two times each day.

At Central Counties Health Centers, we know firsthand the importance of developing good oral hygiene habits at an early age and the value of scheduling regular dental visits. The earlier parents and caregivers can begin to teach children healthy habits, the better chance they will enjoy a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums.

In fact, the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommend

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