DNA affects everything from our skin and hair color to our height and shoe size, but it can also affect how brilliant of a smile we have. That’s because when it comes to your oral health, your own family history might play a role. In addition to your own oral health habits and lifestyle factors, your […]
Category: Your Mouth, Teeth & Body
The relationship between your mouth and the rest of your body is called the “mouth-body connection.” Find out how oral disease can influence health conditions outside your mouth and vice versa.
Many oral diseases can influence health conditions outside your mouth and vice versa. The relationship between your mouth and the rest of your body is called the ‘mouth-body connection.’ In this video, kids will learn directly from a registered dental hygienist about some of the best ways they can take care of their teeth and […]
In this video, kids will learn directly from a current registered dental hygienist all about some of the best ways they can take care of their teeth and mouth. Establishing a good oral hygiene routine when you’re young, like brushing, flossing, and visiting the dentist, can help you avoid problems like cavities later on. Discussion […]
Baby teeth are only around for a short time. So, it’s easy to assume that they aren’t important because they fall out and are replaced by new ones. But they ARE really important. They have a long-term effect on a child’s development and healthy smile. Discussion Questions Why are baby teeth important?What are 3 things […]
Kids should visit the dentist early and often. When kids visit the dentist from a young age, they get the chance to learn about taking care of their smiles in kid-friendly terms. In this video, kids will learn three reasons why they should visit the dentist. Discussion Questions At what age do experts recommend scheduling […]
Your mouth is full of many kinds of microorganisms, including bacteria. Thankfully, most of them are harmless, and practicing good oral hygiene can help reduce the amount of bad bacteria in your mouth. In this video, kids will learn why the risk for heart disease, diabetes, and low birth weight is greater for people who […]