Children’s Oral Health

Cavities (also known as caries or tooth decay) are one of the most common chronic diseases of childhood in the United States. Untreated cavities can cause pain and infections that may lead to problems with eating, speaking, playing, and learning. Children who have poor oral health often miss more school and receive lower grades than children who don’t. Click here to …

Oral Health: A Window to Your Overall Health

Oral health is more important than you might realize. Learn how the health of your child’s mouth, teeth, and gums can affect his or her general health. Did you know that your oral health offers clues about your overall health — or that problems in your mouth can affect the rest of your body? Protect yourself by learning more about …