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National Children’s Dental Health Month

From the Show: Healthy Children
Summary: Oral health is an integral part of the overall health of children.​ Each child has different skills and needs that can guide parents in helping him or her brush.
Air Date: 2/11/15
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: David Hill, MD
david hill 2013Dr. David Hill is Vice President of Cape Fear Pediatrics in Wilmington, NC, and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at UNC Medical School. He serves on the executive committees of the North Carolina Pediatric Society and the American Academy of Pediatrics Council On Communications and the Media. In addition to writing a monthly column for Wilmington Parent Magazine, Dr. Hill writes and records for multiple websites including as Livestrong.com, eHow.com, and thedoctorsvideos.com. He has three children, ages six, nine, and 11.
National Children’s Dental Health Month
As the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and other children's organizations report, tooth decay (also called early childhood caries, or ECC) is the most common chronic children's disease in the country.

Health care professionals know that tooth decay is a disease that is quite preventable.

Since pediatricians see young infants and children frequently for preventive health care visits, they are in an excellent position to identify children at risk for dental health problems, coordinate appropriate care and parent education, and refer affected and high-risk children to pediatric dentists.

​Each child has different skills and needs that can guide parents in helping him or her brush.

David Hill, MD, discusses your child's dental health and gives simple suggestions you can implement to ensure your child's well being.
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