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For Kids, Families & Older Adults

Parents and families can do a lot to help their kids' teeth (and their own) stay strong and healthy for a lifetime.  Simple daily behaviors, such as brushing your teeth twice a day for two minutes, and flossing at least once per day, can go a long way toward keeping teeth healthy and cavity free.

Check out these helpful resources below for more information about how to keep your family's teeth cavity free and looking their best!

Resources:

  • Brushing and Flossing
    Brushing and Flossing are essential to good oral health! Brush two minutes two times a day using a fluoride toothpaste.  Floss once a day. Help children under 8 brush and floss. When using toothpaste use the correct amount.
  • Kids - Baby Teeth Are Important!
    Creating good healthy habits in children starts early. Your child should see a dentist when their first tooth arrives or by their first birthday. Establishing a dental home is just as important as finding the right pediatrician.
  • Potter the Otter
  • Pregnancy and Oral Health
    You’re already doing a lot to make sure your baby is healthy. It is also important and safe to visit a dental professional regularly during pregnancy.
  • Sealants
    Sealants are an important tool to keep our teeth health and cavity free!
  • Smoking, Smokeless Tobacco, Vaping and Oral Health
    You know smoking is bad for your health, so it should be no surprise that cigarettes, chewing tobacco and other smokeless alternatives are also harmful to your oral health.
  • Sugary Drinks & Oral Health
  • What is Fluoride?