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Taking care of your child’s oral health is a key part of their overall health and well-being.
Of all the body parts, the mouth area is injured the most during contact sports. Here are some resources to help you ensure your child has healthy, strong teeth to last a lifetime.
Foods high in sugar that stay in the mouth longer.
Eating more sugar will produce more acid in the mouth.
The best snacks for a healthy mouth are low in sugar and are nutritious, such
Floss teeth once a day.
A healthy diet is very important for good oral health. Eating healthy foods will help reduce tooth decay and
Limiting the amount and how often sugar is eaten is very important in the prevention of
Mostly nutritious and low in sugar
Occasional snacks are nutritious but contain sugar
Treats have a
lot of sugar which sticks to teeth.
*Be sure to only have treats when you can brush
Early Childhood Tooth Decay (ECTD) (PDF file)
resource) is a dental condition where baby teeth decay quickly, which can be expensive and difficult to treat.
Of all the body parts, the mouth area is injured the most during contact sports.
mouthguard (PDF file) (order
resource) while active is a simple but effective way of protecting teeth.
Choosing a mouthguard is very important. There are three types of mouthguards to choose from.
If you or your family is having trouble paying for dental treatment, Halton has
financial assistance programs to help kids aged 17 and under get dental care.
Check out this fun video from Halton Region to learn more about Healthy Smiles Ontario financial assistance program for youths.
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Halton Region is composed of
the City of Burlington,
the Town of Halton Hills,
the Town of Milton,
and the Town of Oakville .