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Ways Of Keeping Your Teeth Healthy And Strong Forever.

A smile can last a lifetime if you take care of it. For that reason, it’s important for parents to instill good oral health habits in children as early as possible.

According to the United State Surgeon General Richard, Children loses more than 51 million school hours and adults loses more than 164 million work hours each year due to dental disease or dental visits.

The nation’s total bill for dental services was estimated to be more than $70.1 billion in 2002.

Dr. Marsha Butler explains that health disease is disturbing. “For children between the ages of 5 and 17 years, tooth decay is more common than asthma, more common than fever and it poses a significant threat to our children’s overall health and well-being"

Recently, during the celebration of National Children’s Dental Health, Colgate and Dr. Carmona unveiled the tips that were developed, from Colgate-Palmolive to help keep the teeth and gums strong and healthy. These tips are;

1. Brush teeth and gums with fluoride toothpaste at least twice a day, especially after eating breakfast and before bedtime.

2. Visit the dentist regularly.

3. Floss your teeth daily.

4. Use fluoride rinse for strong, healthy teeth and gums.

5. Limit the number of times you eat snacks each day and remember to practice healthy eating and get plenty of calcium.

6. Wear a mouth guard when playing sports.

7. Ask your dental professional about dental sealants.

In 2010, Colgate have reach over 100 million people and have also empowers children to take control of their oral health and helps to generate greater awareness about the importance of maintaining good dental hygiene.


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