Is in February and Dr. Parikh and her team have celebrated this month yearly by visiting neighborhood schools. The activities have varied from Story time, Dental Hygiene Education, Quizzes, Tooth brushing games, and large cafeteria power point presentations.

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Children’s Oral Health Facts

  • Children will usually develop 20 primary teeth
  • The Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends visiting your dentist before Age 1
  • Children will begin to lose their first tooth between age 5 and 6
  • Most children will have all their permanent teeth by age 12
  • Brushing twice a day for 2 minutes is key
  • Parents should always help their kids brush until about age 10

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In the Community

February is Children’s Oral Health Month. BRISTLES has visited elementary and pre-schools every February to provide fun dental education and story time. Videos, Brushing demonstrations using volunteers and goodies for all.

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Our neighboring schools have always been demonstrative of their appreciation for our community visits. We enjoy visiting our neighboring schools and having a chance to meet bright intelligent children.