The month of April is Oral Health Month and an important part of this celebration is National Dental
Hygienists Week™, celebrated annually in the second week of April.
Due to healthier lifestyles, as well as advances in professional care, we can expect to keep most, if
not all of our natural teeth as we enter our senior years. But keeping those teeth healthy can be
Your child's oral health is important. Learn what to expect at your
child's first visit with a dental hygienist,
facts on baby teeth and teething,
interesting tips and
Try the easy-to-use "Find A Dental Hygienist" tool to locate a dental hygienist in your area.
Did you know? Dental hygienists form the sixth largest regulated health profession in Canada with 29,246
practitioners? Dental Hygiene is one of Canada's top ten projected growth professions by 2020? (Canadian
Sports mouthguards put more bite into injury prevention!
In 1945, fluoride was added to water supplying four communities in the US and Canada after a long
period of study of the effects of naturally occurring fluoride. These studies noted a dramatic
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