Dental Health

Why do Children need fluoride?

Our mouths contain

BACTERIA

Combines with

SUGAR

in foods and beverages we eat & drink
Produces

ACID

harms tooth enamel & damages teeth

FLOURIDE

protects teeth by making them more resistant to ACID

Drink fluoridated water
Brush with fluoridated toothpaste
Talk to your dentist about fluoride treatments

Join the Cavity Free Club!

If no cavities are found, or if all cavities are filled, your child will be automatically entered into our monthly drawing for a chance to win an awesome prize!

When will baby teeth be lost?

Tooth Years
1. Lower Central Incisors 6 – 7
2. Upper Central Incisors 6 – 7
3. Upper Lateral Incisors 7 – 8
4. Lower Lateral Incisors 7 – 8
5. Upper First Molars 9 – 11
6. Lower First Molars 9 – 11
7. Upper Canines (cuspids) 9 – 12
8. Lower Canines (cuspids) 9 – 12
9. Lower Second Molars 10 – 12
10. Upper Second Molars 10 – 12

How to prevent dental decay:

Tooth decay is the destruction of your tooth enamel, the hard, outer layer of your teeth. It can be a problem for children, teens, and adults.

Brush twice daily for at least two minutes.
Visit your dentist regularly.

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