Despite being one of the most preventable of all diseases, tooth decay continues to rank as the most widespread public health issue for children. The problems affecting children’s dental health are severe all across the United States and around the world. Dental care is the single greatest unmet need for healthcare services among children. Children from economically challenged families are at even greater risk and face disproportionately high barriers to getting care.
Have a plan to fight tooth decay and promote good brushing habits that includes these elements:
Brush Barry Brush is dedicated to teaching and reminding the parent, child, and caregiver the importance of brushing after meals. It emphasizes the value of establishing this life long habit at a young age. It teaches that the simple idea of toothbrushing after eating is essential and an excellent first line of defense. Our book shows that toothbrushing after eating whenever possible is one healthy habit that should be a priority. Toothbrushing is a key factor in protecting beautiful young smiles from the most prevalent yet preventable childhood disease.