Is your child ready for school?
July 24, 2015
July 24, 2015
There’s so much to do when it’s back to school time, it’s easy to forget about a visit to the dentist. But many states now require proof of a dental screening or exam before a child can be registered for school. Not required in your state? Keep reading – even if a dental visit is not required for school, oral health is important to every child’s success in school.
What’s the connection? Oral health can impact a child’s ability to perform well in school in a number of ways, including absence from school, dealing with pain, inability to chew properly, being unable to focus, and feeling self-conscious.
Make sure your child is prepared to succeed in school and in life by helping them to stay healthy. For their oral health, this means brushing twice a day and flossing daily, eating a balanced diet, and seeing the dentist regularly. We’d love to see you before school starts!
Summit Dental Health is a part of Mortenson Dental Partners.
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