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AUGUST IS NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION AWARESNESS MONTH

augustIt’s that time of the year again… “Back to school”…. Plan your August month appropriately to get all dental and medical check-ups done before the start of a busy school year.

Statistics shows that children in elementary schools approximately missed 6 days of school due to dental related issues.

“Poor Oral Health Can Mean Missed School, Lower Grades. Poor oral health, dental disease, and tooth pain can put kids at a serious disadvantage in school, according to a new Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC study. … “That shows oral health problems are a very significant factor in school absences”

Most preschools mandatory requirement for their new enrolling students is to have an updated dental check-up visit, similarly most schools would also need their new enrolling students to be up to date on their immunizations.

Timely vaccinations prevents children and adults against deadly diseases. Encourage family and friends to get their vaccinations to stay healthy and keep everyone around them healthy.

Call our office today to schedule your child’s dental visit. Call your health care provider to get your updated immunization record and stay on top of it to kick off a great school year.

Check out this great link.

https://healthfinder.gov/NHO/AugustToolkit.aspx