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Healthy mouth = Healthier child

Written By: Walter Hoerman MD - Feb• 12•11

“Did you know that dental disease is five times more common than asthma?

Decay and gum disease in children is America’s most common chronic childhood illness. Fourty four percent of American children will suffer from this disease before they reach kindergarten.

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. There are many ways to promote the health of children through caring for their dental health. It’s important to learn how dental disease, an often silent health crisis, is affecting our nation’s children and the children right in our community.”

Healthy mouth = Healthier child
Children’s dental health and Children’s Dental Health Month

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