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2014-02-04 16:28:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Good oral health is something worth celebrating. That is why each February marks National Children's Dental Health Month (NCDHM), an oral health campaign designed to educate children about the importance of good oral health and developing healthy habits that will last a lifetime. Tooth decay affects more than one quarter of children ages two to five, half of those ages 12 to 15 and countless adults in the United States. In fact, tooth...

2014-02-04 08:36:35

Over Two Million Underserved Children Treated To Date CHICAGO, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oral Health America, a national non-profit organization working to educate Americans about the importance of dental care to overall health and well-being, today announced the 10(th) anniversary of their Smiles Across America® (SAA) program. Thanks to generous donations from founding partner Trident®, SAA has delivered oral care to underserved children across the country. SAA is kicking off...

2014-02-04 08:35:27

Pet Owners Spend More on Dental Conditions than Prevention BREA, Calif., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. (VPI), the nation's first and largest provider of pet health insurance, marks February as Pet Dental Health Month by reminding pet owners about the importance of regular dental care for their four-legged loved ones. In 2013, VPI policyholders spent more than $11.2 million on dental conditions and procedures, the fourth most common type of claim submitted to the...

2014-02-04 08:34:22

Partnership Helps Improve Oral Care For At-Risk Kids BUENA PARK, Calif., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Fresh(®) LLC today announced a partnership between its Firefly(®) kids toothbrush brand and Oral Health America (OHA). The partnership will promote regular toothbrushing through accessibility and fun while benefitting OHA's Smiles Across America(®) (SAA) program. Firefly will donate thousands of its signature Firefly Light-Up Timer toothbrushes to at-risk children, and make...

2014-02-03 08:27:56

February Is National Children's Dental Health Month CHICAGO, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In observance of National Children's Dental Health Month, the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) reminds parents to take care of their children's teeth. Every child should visit the dentist by his or her first birthday and promote at-home oral health habits to prevent future problems. "During a child's first dental visit, the dentist can carefully examine the development of the child's...

2014-01-29 12:27:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dental implants expert, Dr. Kevin Sands DDS, suggests dental implants to patients with missing teeth to improve their appearance and reduce major health risks. Dentists have long known that tooth loss can negatively affect oral health. However, recent research linking missing teeth and memory loss has highlighted the importance of tooth replacement for avoiding broader health problems. Patients who choose dental implants receive a...

2014-01-28 23:32:33

Sad to say, not all children have regular dental habits. This is something Dr. Juliano, a Webster NY family dentist, and his team would like to change. Webster NY (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Children’s National Dental Health month is just a few weeks away. And, with February just around the corner, dental clinics and dental care organizations are getting ready. In a recent study, it is told that American students lose 51 million hours of school due to oral and dental problems. Those who...

2014-01-28 08:29:24

Approximately 60 Percent of Kids Have Tooth Decay By Age 5; New Report Shows Significant Gaps In Knowledge About Children's Oral Health CHICAGO, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry's (AAPD) first-ever "State of Little Teeth Report" underscores the significant threat that tooth decay has to the health, welfare and future of children in the U.S. And while studies show that delaying the first dental exam until the age of 2 or 3 can have an adverse impact on...

2014-01-27 12:24:40

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Dental Association today published its latest paper on oral health disparities in underserved populations. Prior papers were published as "Breaking Down Barriers." The brand has now been changed to comport with the Action for Dental Health campaign. Action for Dental Health: Bringing Disease Prevention into Communities is the first of two that will address the importance of disease prevention. It focuses on a broad array of...

2014-01-25 08:20:34

NEW YORK, Jan. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today is the 69(th) birthday of water fluoridation - the top public health blunder of all time, reports the New York State Coalition Opposed to Fluoridation, Inc. (NYSCOF) Instead of spreading less tooth decay across the land, fluoridation spread dental fluorosis (fluoride-discolored teeth) into every nook and cranny of America. Even though the CDC reports up to 60% of adolescents are afflicted with dental fluorosis, 51% of them have...


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