The American Dental Association (ADA) designates February as National Children’s Dental Health Month. Of course, at Kool Smiles every month is kid’s dental health month.
We are dentists committed to providing kids all across the country quality dental care. Keep reading to learn about Children’s Dental Health Month and how Kool Smiles participates.
Children’s Dental Health Month Challenge
This year, the ADA is taking aim at a major reason for tooth decay—sugar. Sugar combines with bacteria in the mouth and produces acid that eats away at teeth. So this year’s slogan is “Sugar Wars” and there are free flyers in English and Spanish for younger kids.
Here are some ways to help keep kids’ teeth healthy:
Never put sugary drinks in bottles or sippy cups, especially at nap or bed time
Several Kool Smiles locations have on-site orthodontists that accept Medicaid, TRICARE, and CHIP. However, because Medicaid rules differ from state to state, orthodontic services may not be covered by Medicaid at every Kool…