Oral Health

Per CDC, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, oral health affects our ability to speak, smile, eat, and show emotions. It also affects self-esteem, school performance, and attendance at work and school. Oral diseases—which range from cavities to gum disease to oral cancer—cause pain and disability for millions of Americans.

 
 

Tips for a Better Oral Health

 

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1. Brush Your Teeth Twice a Day

 

2. Floss Once a Day

 

3. Get Teeth Cleanings Every 6 Months 

 

4. Chew Sugarless Gum 

 

5. Consider Dental Sealants

 

6. Avoid Sticky, Starchy, and Sugary Foods

 

7. Skip Fruit Juice and Soda

 
 

Resources

For a list of North Valley dentists accepting Medi-Cal, please click Dental Providers.

 

More information on Oral Health can be found at these websites:

 

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