A Practical Guide to Better Health
Parade Magazine
September 15, 2002 page 14
Written by: Dianne Hales

It's never too early to start caring for...

A Tot's Teeth

By age 3, one of five youngsters suffers from tooth decay, a problem that can affect
permanent as well as baby teeth. "Most early childhood cavities can be prevented," says
Dr. Mary Hayes, a pediatric dentist in Chicago. "The key is good oral care in infancy."
Here's how to keep your child's smile healthy from the start: