News from Delta Dental of Indiana
|This quick and informative video teaches how
oral health needs change
as children grow.
From Drool to School
Sometimes, we take our teeth for granted. Maybe it’s because we get a practice set when we’re young. Or maybe it’s because we get 32 permanent teeth and figure that’s more than enough.
But when we don’t take care of our teeth, it’s painful and bad for our whole body, not just our mouth. Did you know that kids miss 51 million hours of school each year because of issues with their teeth?
Brushing your teeth twice a day for at least two minutes and flossing daily are the most important things kids can do to protect their teeth, but there’s a lot more to good oral health for kids—things parents may not even know about. Read more about how to help keep children's smiles healthy…
February 2013 marks the 64th anniversary of National Children’s Dental Health Month. This year’s slogan is “Get a Gold Medal Smile.”
The observance began as a one-day event on February 3, 1941, in Cleveland, Ohio. The American Dental Association held its first children’s health day eight years later and transformed it into a week-long event in 1981. Read more about National Children's Dental Health Month…
An award of $8,400 was granted to Trinity Free Clinic for the purchase of a used dental X-ray machine. The clinic provides health care services including dental to individuals in Hamilton County who cannot afford to pay for their own health care.
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