Tag: Kids & Teens

Choose tap water for a sparkling smile

March 2017

February is National Children's Dental Health Month - time to encourage kids to choose tap water, when possible, to quench their thirst and avoid drinks with added sugar like soda and sweetened juices. So many health reasons to avoid these drinks!

Healthy, happy smiles

March 2017

Tooth decay is the most common chronic disease among children in the US. More than 40 percent of children have decay by the time they reach kindergarten, according to the CDC. So let's "brush up" on kid's oral health care! Begin brushing when 1st tooth appears Brush 2 times a day for 2 minutes -

Bringing health care to local family shelters

November 2016

Lori Bennett, Nurse Practitioner, has a friendly smile and warm heart. Compassionate and capable, she is a welcome visitor to families living in local family shelters across Washtenaw County. In the course of a week, Lori visits INH-Alpha House, SafeHouse Center, Ozone House and Staples Family Center. She offers care and connections, identifying immediate health

Car seats = Safe kids

August 2016

Did you know that 73% of car seats are not used or installed correctly? That's a fact that hurts. Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death and disability among children in the U.S. Every parent and grandparent needs to be smart about car seats. Here's how ... Read the Safe Kids Worldwide Checklist

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