February is National Children's Dental Health Month
Dental health is an important component of your overall health. According to Dr. Shakalpi Pendurkar DDS, MPH Director, SMC Oral Public Health Program and the California Department of Public Health, dentists may now provide non-emergency and preventive dental care. It is safe to see your dentist, and important to maintain good oral hygiene. Brushing and flossing regularly keeps your mouth healthy, helps prevent cavities and gum diseases. Children and adults can practice good oral hygiene by following the steps below.
Jill Vandroff, RN, PHN
School Nurse, On Special Assignment
Phone: (650) 737-8473