National Children’s Dental Health Month

National Children's Dental Health Month

Each February, the American Dental Association sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of oral health.

The ADA launched the GKAS program nationally in 2003 as a way for dentists across the country to join with others in their community to provide dental services to underserved children. The program initially began as a one-day event in February, but has since grown to local and national events year-rounds.

Developing good habits at an early age and scheduling regular dental visits helps children get a good start on a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums.

To find out if there is a GKAS program in your area, visit the American Dental Association’s GKAS program-finder.

To download fun oral health worksheets and games, visit the For Kids section on MouthHealthy.

Give us a call today. We’re always happy to provide tips and advice for how to keep your teeth for a lifetime.

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