Happy Tooth, Happy You Series: Caleb’s Smile

Caleb frowned as he looked in the bathroom mirror. Two of his front teeth were broken and chipped. When he smiled, there were ugly jagged edges on the teeth instead of nice straight edges.  Caleb’s family didn’t have enough money to take him to the dentist to fix his broken teeth. “Don’t worry, we’ll get

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The Role of Nutrition in Children’s Oral Health: Building Healthy Habits from the Plate Up

Every day, children around the world enjoy their favorite meals and snacks, unaware of the impact their food choices have on their oral health. As childhood tooth decay rates continue to rise, it’s crucial to recognize the significant role nutrition plays in shaping the oral well-being of our youngest generation. By prioritizing healthy habits from

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The Power of Art and Stories in Rethinking Oral Health Education

I have always believed that education is key to changing lives. As a dentist with a passion for making a difference, I have long been convinced that we need to rethink how we approach oral health education.  As we all celebrate World Oral Health Day today, it’s time to rethink how we educate communities about

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Tips to Help Your Child Fall in Love with Reading

Reading is an essential skill that can provide children with many benefits both in the short-term and long-term. Regular reading helps children develop their vocabulary, grammar, and comprehension skills. By reading a variety of texts, children can learn about different subjects, cultures, and perspectives, which can broaden their understanding of the world. Here are some

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