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Healthy school snacks
Cut back on sugary foods and drinks. Choose healthier snack options for your child including grains, milk, cheese, raw vegetables, yogurt or fruit.
Handy dental kit
Pack a dental health kit in your child’s lunchbox and put in your child’s toothbrush, toothpaste and floss.
If your child is active in contact sports like football or basketball, be sure to ask your child’s dentist for a mouthguard. Custom mouthguards offer superior protection and comfort and help buffer a blow that could otherwise result in broken teeth or jaw injuries.
Regular dental examination
You may not realize that your child is having a dental problem, so regular checkups are important to diagnose, prevent or treat your child’s oral condition. Your pediatric dentist may suggest fluoride treatments or sealants to save your child from pain and lost school time.