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Calling All Smile Crusaders: Early Childhood Oral Health
August 19, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pmFree
Training description: Baby teeth are important! Hear the latest on early childhood oral health – everything from national statistics to policies of the American Academy of Pediatrics and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. If you work with young children or their parents, you’ll want to know this basic information and how you can help prevent tooth decay. Training objectives include:
- Describe the most common chronic childhood disease.
- Explain why baby (primary) teeth are important.
- Describe the best way to prevent tooth decay.
- Explain why the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends pacifiers.
- Identify resources for early childhood oral health information.
Each child care facility that is represented will receive free materials for their program, including a dental health resource guide, a copy of the children’s board book “The Happy Teeth Book” and free child sized toothbrushes.
Location: : The Dunlap boardroom at the Chatham County Public Health Department located at 80 East St. Pittsboro 27312 Please park and enter the classroom from the back of the building. Call Dorothy at 919-214-0132 if you need help finding the classroom.
Presented by: Dorothy Rawleigh & Tamara Hill
Registration Deadline: August 16th, 5pm