Our office will be posting activity sheets, articles, and fun facts in celebration of National Children’s Dental Health Month on our website and Facebook page. The above poster is courtesy of the American Dental Association.
The American Dental Association, ADA, held the first national observance of Children’s Dental Health Day on February 8, 1949. The single day observance has transformed into a month long celebration known today as National Children’s Dental Health Month.
Attitudes and habits established at an early age are critical in maintaining good oral health throughout life. By participating in this annual event our dental team, parents, teachers and others can help keep children’s smiles beautiful now and for years to come.
The ADA offers free downloadable information, kid-friendly oral health worksheets and games on MouthHealthy.org, the ADA’s consumer website. Click on the For Kids tab on the left side of the page for a variety of age-appropriate activities, games and videos and presentations. There are also teaching guides that adults can use at home, in the classroom or in other community-based settings.