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DOH-Collier Tooth Fairy

DOH-Collier Tooth Fairy

The Tooth Fairy is the Oral Health Ambassador for DOH-Collier and strives to promote health standards by providing children with a customized hands-on approach for oral hygiene health! The 30-minute presentation is designed for elementary school-aged children and features hands on activities to promote a healthy smile through healthy habits. With the help of her pal Chewy students will learn about:

  • Cavity and plaque prevention
  • Proper brushing and flossing
  • Smart food choices
  • Dental decay and fluoride
  • Dental visits

The Tooth Fairy leaves students with a magical experience of oral health habits and healthy dental aids such as toothbrushes, flossers, and toothpaste are given out at the end of each presentation.

Key Oral Health Tips

  • Brush your teeth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste
  • Floss between your teeth daily
  • Eat a balanced and healthy diet that limits sugary beverages and snacks
  • See your dentist regularly for prevention and treatment of oral diseas
  • Data Source: American Dental Association

Help prevent tooth decay by following these tips

  • Brush your teeth at least twice daily
  • Floss in between your teeth daily
  • Eat nutritious and balanced meals
  • Talk to your dentist about the use of fluoride. Fluoride is used to strengthen your teeth
  • Check with your dentist about the use of dental sealants (a plastic protective coating) applied to the chewing surfaces of the back teeth (where decay often starts) to protect your teeth from decay
  • Regularly visit your dentist for cleanings and oral examination
  • Data Source: American Dental Association

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