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  • From Newborn to Baby: Oral Health Guidance
    Feb. 6, 2014

    From Newborn to Baby: Oral Health Guidance

    Children’s Oral Health

    To say new parents are busy is an understatement. Between diaper changings, frequent feedings and not-so-frequent naps, new parents often don't realize that it's never too early to help little ones get started down the path toward a lifetime of good oral health. NEWBORN Even though most babies are born without teeth, they still need... More »

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  • Free Dentist by 1 Event
    Jul. 11, 2013

    Free Dentist by 1 Event

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation

    Children in Illinois don’t see their family dentist on average until they are 3½ years old. A staggering 97% of parents were unaware that it’s recommended that a child should go to the dentist by age 1 or within six months after the first tooth comes in according to a 2012 American Academy of Pediatric... More »

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  • Dentist by 1 – Your Child's 1st Visit
    Feb. 7, 2013

    Dentist by 1 – Your Child's 1st Visit

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation

    As a dentist and a mother, I'm often asked the question, “When should my child first see a dentist?” My answer usually surprises people. Children should see a dentist by age 1 or within six months after the first tooth comes in. A simple rule to remember is “first visit by first birthday.” You may... More »

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  • Happy Children's Oral Health Month
    Feb. 5, 2013

    Happy Children's Oral Health Month

    Children’s Oral Health

    Although cavities are nearly 100% preventable, more than one in four Illinois caregivers reported that their children had a cavity filled in the past year, according to a new survey released February 1 by Delta Dental of Illinois in conjunction with National Children's Dental Health Month. Among children who had a cavity in the past year,... More »

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