Kids' dentistry about more than fixing cavities
Sun, 03 Feb 2013 16:26:32 GMT —
For ten years, the American Dental Association has been doing a 'Give Kids a Smile' day in February, with dental practices doing free checkups and preventive care for needy children.
But she says children's mouth health is about more than a check for cavities: if children start going to the dentist, they learn it's not a scary or painful experience. And research continues to show that mouth care is tied to body wellness, for example heart disease is linked to plaque buildup.