Posts for category: CHILDREN
Healthy eating, combined with regular physical activity, play a vital role in your child's health and well-being. Dairy foods are naturally nutritious, packed with ten essential nutrients that help your child feel good for life. But did you know that diary is also great for your child's dental health? In addition to providing large amounts of much-needed calcium, dairy products also help fight cavotoes! Dairy products have a specific role to play in dental health, as they contain a unique combination of special anti-decay nutrients such as calcium, phosphorus, and the protein, casein. Cheese is especially useful, as eating a small piece of cheese after consuming sugary foods or drinks can help protect teeth and reduce the risk of tooth decay.
February marks another National Children's Dental Health Month, which has been sponsored by the American Dental Association for over 65 years in order to raise awareness about the importance of children's oral health. During the month of February, the ADA encourages all parents and caregivers to help children develop good dental habits at an early age. Regular dental visits can help children get a good start on a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums.