How to Introduce Dental Health to Children with Special Needs via @HealthySmilesOC

This message is brought to you by Dr. Richard Mungo, Healthy Smiles for Kids of Orange County. healthysmilesoc.org today for more information. __________________________________ About the Author: Dr. Richard Mungo, medical director for Healthy Smiles for Kids of Orange County and a pediatric dentist in Huntington Beach, brings 28 years of experience to the oral health care field. He also serves as part-time faculty at USC School of Dentistry and a lecturer at UCLA School of Dentistry. Because of his position as a leading pediatric dentist who brings accessible oral health care services to the underserved and children with special needs in Orange County, the Regional Center of Orange County and … READ MORE >>

It’s National Floss Day! Tips from Healthy Smiles for Kids of Orange County! @HealthySmilesOC

This message is brought to you by Healthy Smiles for Kids of Orange County. BLACK FRIDAY IS ALSO NATIONAL FLOSSING DAY! Today is National Flossing Day, and it always falls on the day after Thanksgiving. It is a reminder for all Americans as early as age two, or when a childā€™s two teeth touch, to ā€œflossā€ their way to better dental health on November 29, 2013 and every day. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that 41 percent of children aged 2 to 11 had tooth decay in their first teeth. Thatā€™s a staggering number, but you can help your child avoid becoming a statistic by encouraging good … READ MORE >>