Dental Health in Child Care

Brushing child's teeth

Promoting good dental health begins in early childhood. Child care providers can help children learn how to care for their teeth and encourage good dental hygiene.

Children who learn good oral hygiene habits early tend to practice good dental health as they get older and are less likely to have cavities and other dental problems. The following articles describe some ways that child care providers can help promote good dental health in children.

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