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Health Department Notes Importance Of 'Healthy Smiles'


March 4, 2019

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This youngster cleans her teeth at Lisa's Kiddiegarten.

To give a child a healthy start in life, it's important to take care of his or her teeth and gums.

Dental health is a big part of total health, according to a Transylvania Public Health press release.

The Healthy Smiles Dental Project at Transylvania Public Health is playing an important part in helping establish healthy dental habits at an early age, the release said.

"Baby teeth are a very important part of a child's development," said Lori Clark, Healthy Smiles Program director. "Baby teeth are as important to children as our teeth are to us. Children need healthy teeth to eat, spe...

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