It’s one of our most favorite times of the year again! Each year, February is recognized as National Children’s Dental Health Month, and that’s definitely a cause our pediatric dental office in Long Island can get behind — it is what we do, after all!
>Hosted by the American Dental Association (ADA), Children’s Dental Health Month serves to bring attention to the importance of dental care for kids. Every year there’s a new theme complete with fun activities to help children learn how to care for their smiles and why keeping a healthy mouth is crucial for a healthy life.
This year, the focus is on our favorite beverage of choice, water, and why it’s great for growing smiles. There are plenty of educational tools and things just for kids including:
Just head over to the ADA website to check them out. The best part? They’re free!
Dental health for kids isn’t something that’s only important in February. Education and proper dental health should be an ongoing effort for parents. There are several things you can do year-round to continue making learning about dental health fun.
Starting kids off with good oral hygiene practices is the best way to ensure a lifetime of happy, healthy smiles. Make dental care and learning the importance of proper oral hygiene fun by following the tips above and visiting our Long Island pediatric dental office regularly.
Accepting patients from Long Island, Westbury, Nassau County and the surrounding areas.