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February is Children’s Dental Health Month (1/27/20)

February is Children’s Dental Health Month (1/27/20)

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) reminds parents the key to a lifelong, healthy smile is early preventive care. Beginning regular dental visits by the age of 1 year, using fluoridated water and brushing twice a day can help prevent painful cavities from forming in a child’s mouth.

Monday, January 27, 2020/Author: Anonym/Number of views (2672)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Iowa Ranks in Top 20 Nationally for Community Water Fluoridation (1/24/20)

Iowa Ranks in Top 20 Nationally for Community Water Fluoridation (1/24/20)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released the 2016 biennial water fluoridation statistics. Iowa is ranked 14th in the nation with over 2 million people receiving fluoridated water. In 2016, the CDC used a new methodology to generate more accurate population estimates, causing incomparable data to previous years.

Friday, January 24, 2020/Author: Anonym/Number of views (2771)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.4
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