Category: Dental Tips

February 1, 2019

Why is Children’s Dental Health Important?

Why is Children’s Dental Health Important? Dental decay in children is the single most common chronic childhood disease according to a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services report on oral health in America. When left untreated, tooth decay can be associated with eating, speaking and learning problems. Parents top health concerns for their children […]

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February 7, 2018

WHEN SHOULD MY CHILD START SEEING THE DENTIST?

Happy Wednesday everyone! As you may or may not know, February is National Children’s Dental Health Month and Northwest Health Services believes in bringing this awareness to our community in any way we can. WHY? Well because it matters a ton, probably more than most people would think. Whether you’re a new parent, experienced parent […]

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March 15, 2017

Lack of Dentists In Missouri?

Lack of Dentists In Missouri?   The state of Missouri has a lot to offer, but, when it comes to your health and even more specifically your teeth, there are not a lot of options for a healthy smile. Leaving us to think that it might not live up to it’s name “The Show-Me State.” […]

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February 6, 2017

What Age Should You Start Brushing Your Baby’s Teeth?

February is National Children’s Dental Month and a common question asked by moms and dads is what age should you start brushing a baby’s teeth? First off, the emergence of baby teeth can seem frightening and exciting all at the same time. Parents start to notice the drooling…

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