Tooth Talk

This has been excerpted from the 2019 Rhode Island KIDS COUNT Factbook. To see the full publication, please click here!  Dental caries (tooth decay) is the most common chronic disease among children. Poor oral health has immediate and significant ...

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The American Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and the American Academy of Pediatrics, all recommend that children have a dental home by the age of one year. Families aren’t often aware that the first step to a lifetime of healthy teeth begins with early visits to the dentist. In fact, it’s never too soon for dentists and families to team up—making a child’s first teeth a priority from the start. You can help spread the word about the importance of early oral care to parents and caregivers and serve as a vital link in getting kids to the dentist early and regularly.

After all, it takes a community of people working together to keep our little ones healthy.

TeethFirst! Creating healthy smiles for a lifetime.