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Your Health For Tag "reinforcing good habits at home"

  • National Parent's Day – Mentor Your Kids
    Jul. 25, 2013

    National Parent's Day – Mentor Your Kids

    Children’s Oral Health

    July 28 is National Parent's Day so what better a time to chat about how you can help set your little ones on the right path to pearly whites, because good dental habits can be fun if taught right! Common mistakes for little ones are overusing toothpaste and brushing too hard. Luckily, preventive dental care... More »

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  • Riverbend: Early Head Start Program Provides Support to Children in Need
    Jun. 27, 2013

    Riverbend: Early Head Start Program Provides Support to Children in Need

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation

    Two-year-old George didn’t waste any time with his awesome new toothbrush. He popped it into his mouth as soon as his Case Manager Amber produced it! She was delivering a Dentist By 1 kit donated by the Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation to Riverbend Head Start & Family Services, a nonprofit health and human services... More »

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  • Dentist By 1 – Oral Health Kit Distribution
    Apr. 23, 2013

    Dentist By 1 – Oral Health Kit Distribution

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation

    As part of its “Dentist By 1” educational campaign, the Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation has donated nearly 4,500 oral health kits with a toothbrush, toothpaste, floss and educational flyer to organizations that support early childhood development for underprivileged children across Illinois. “This donation is one way to ensure more children in Illinois have the... More »

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  • Brush, Brush, Brush Your Teeth
    Feb. 21, 2013

    Brush, Brush, Brush Your Teeth

    General oral health

    Some kids fight it, other kids love it, but all kids need to do it! I am talking about brushing and flossing daily. According to the 2013 Delta Dental Children's Oral Health Survey, 30% of Illinois children brush for less than two minutes and only 19% floss daily. If brushing in your house doesn't go... More »

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  • Land of Smiles
    Feb. 12, 2013

    Land of Smiles

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation

    Land of Smiles is back in Illinois this year educating Illinois pre-kindergarteners through third-graders on the importance of taking care of their teeth. Land of Smiles is an educational program offered free to Illinois elementary schools by Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation During the program, Tooth Wizard will battle his arch-enemy PlaqueMan for the health... More »

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