Dental Sealants for ChildrenDental sealants act as a barrier to prevent cavities. They are a plastic material usually applied to the chewing surfaces of the back teeth (premolars and molars) where decay occurs most often. Learn more on mouthhealthy.com
Fluoride: The Superhero of Cavity FightingEveryone's heard of fluoride but what exactly is it? And how does it work to prevent cavities? Dr. Jane Gillette of the American Dental Association takes a look at the science inside your mouth. Find more information about fluoride by visiting http://www.ada.org/fluoride.
Baby Bottle Tooth DecayDid you know bacteria causes tooth decay, and that babies can catch bacteria from you? See why it's important to take care of your baby's teeth and gums.
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How to Teach Your Child to Brush His TeethBrushing for two minutes, twice a day can become a fun family time for everyone in your home. Find out how much toothpaste your child should be using, learn the right way to brush and dentist-approved ways to motivate your child to take care of his teeth. Learn more about caring for your family’s teeth at MouthHealthy.org.