The most meaningful and effective behavior change in new and expecting parents comes from direct patient interaction with trusted healthcare providers like you. It is critically important that you start the discussion with your patients about cavity prevention early, including regular dental visits by a child’s first birthday.
Cavities can be extremely painful and treatment very costly for parents. If left untreated, tooth decay can cause school absences and negatively impact a child’s development and self-esteem. Cavities are not inevitable -- you can empower your patients to prevent dental disease!
The following resources will help you improve your patients’ oral and overall health: