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February is National Children's Dental Health Month

Smile!  February is National Children's Dental Health Month, a terrific opportunity to promote the benefits of good oral health to children, adults, and caregivers.  This month-long national health observance brings together thousands of dedicated professionals, healthcare providers, and educators to promote the benefits of good oral health to children, their caregivers, teachers and many others.

This year's campaign, developed by the American Dental Association (ADA), promotes the oral health benefits of drinking fluoridated tap water.  is "Fluoride in water prevents cavities!  Get it from the tap!"

The ADA's program planning guide provides program coordinators, dental societies, teachers, and parents that contains easy-to-do activities, program planning timetable tips, posters and more.  Posters, available in both English and Spanish, carry the slogan "Fluoride in water prevents cavities!  Get it from the tap!"

Additional resources can be found on MDAC's Healthy Teeth, Healthy Kids website.

 

  • DentaQuest Partnership
  • Delta Dental
  • Maryland Department of Health
  • Maryland Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
    Maryland Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • DesignFest
  • Stulman Foundation
    Stulman Foundation
  • United Healthcare logo
    United Healthcare logo