Oral Care During Pregnancy

While you care for yourself and your baby, don’t forget about the health of your teeth and gums. Pregnancy can cause hormonal changes which can increase the risk of gum disease and further affect your overall health. Gum disease has been associated with poor pregnancy outcomes, including low birth weight.

Click on the video to learn about the importance of daily dental care and routine dental visits during your pregnancy.

Infant Oral Health

Caring for your baby’s oral health is important to prevent tooth decay. Your child’s first teeth, or baby teeth, are important. Baby teeth hold space for adult teeth.

Click on the video and learn about oral care tips to help you prepare your baby for a healthy lifelong smile.

Dental Care for School-Aged Children

Cavities are one of the most common chronic diseases of childhood in the United States (CDC). Good dental health habits at this age, including regular dental visits, can help reduce the risk of tooth decay and help your child have a healthy, lifelong smile.

Click on the video to learn about:

  • Good brushing and flossing habits.
  • Nutritious food and drink choices for strong and healthy teeth.
  • Ways to protect your child’s teeth from cavities.

How to Clean Between Your Teeth (Flossing)

Flossing at least once per day helps clean areas that your toothbrush can’t reach. It can help remove plaque build-up and remaining food particles which can cause cavities and gum disease.

Click on the video to learn steps to flossing for a healthier smile.

Tips to Protect Our Teeth as We Age

You can maintain a healthy smile and your natural teeth for life by caring for your teeth and gums as you get older. Daily dental care and dental visits can help protect your oral and overall health. It can also prevent painful and costly emergencies.

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Dental Visits are Safe

Your oral health is essential. Dental exams and dental cleanings are part of preventive care. Dental offices have implemented enhanced safety practices and are following CDC guidelines for providing the safest dental care.

Click on the video to learn what dental offices are doing to make sure dental visits are safe for patients and staff.