February Is National Children’s Dental Health Month

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, and the American Dental Association is asking people to “Defeat Monster Mouth.” This month-long national health observance brings together thousands of dedicated dental professionals, health care providers and educators to promote the benefits of good oral health to children, their caregivers, teachers and many others. The ADA and dentists across the country also celebrate Give Kids A Smile Day on Feb. 6 by providing free oral health care to children. This year’s campaign slogan, “Defeat Monster Mouth,” is displayed on posters that feature the McGrinn Twins, Flossy and Buck, Den and Gen Smiley
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President’s Day Facts

Presidents Day (also referred to as Presidents’ Day) has its roots in one of the oldest American holiday observances: George Washington’s Birthday. In 1796, the final year of George Washington’s adminstration, Americans chose to honor their beloved president by celebrating his birthday in all thirteen states. They did not all mark the same day, however. In the year of 1731 when Washington was born, the colonies had used a Julian calendar. According to that calendar, Washington was born on February 11, 1731. Some two decades later, however, Britain and her colonies adopted the Gregorian calendar. This new calendar moved dates 11 days
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Teeth Whitening Ideas for You

Everyone wants to be able to smile and show off their teeth but if we don’t have pearly white teeth then we might hesitate to smile. Going for teeth whitening is always the best way to go but there are some other small things you can do to keep those teeth white or at least make them appear somewhat whiter. Once you’ve had your teeth whitened, you still want to make sure that you maintain those whitened teeth so here are some ideas for you. -Make sure that you brush your teeth after you eat if possible because many of
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Eating Right: Healthy Teeth + Healthy Body

Do you pay attention to the types of foods and beverages that you consume? Do you know if they are healthy not just for your body but for your teeth as well? If not, then you might want to start paying close attention to what you eat on a daily basis. Many of the things we consume may not always be the best for our body, so continue on reading this article to find out what are some healthy foods you can eat to keep your body and teeth as healthy as possible. Here are some food and beverage choices for you to
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Brushing Fun for Kids

Having your kids brush their teeth at night might seem like a mission but it is important that they get into a good brushing routine early on. Fret no more because we are here to save the day with these fun brushing ideas so that not only will it be easier for you but they will also enjoy brushing too. Let your kids choose: Allowing your kids to choose what color toothbrush they use as well as the type of flavor toothpaste, can be a fun start to getting your kids excited about brushing. Let them practice on you: Letting
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Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. was one of the greatest men alive in American History. He was a smart, inspiring and generous man who did all that he could to help the lives of African Americans living in America, the land of the free and the home of the brave. Everyone knows about King and the Civil Rights Movement and his famous speech, “I Have a Dream” but there many other interesting facts about this great man. Here are some interesting facts about King that you may or may not know: Martin Luther King Jr. along with George Washington are the
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