Each February, the American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM) to raise awareness about the importance of oral health. NCDHM messages and materials have reached millions of people in communities across the country.  Developing good habits at an early age and scheduling regular dental visits helps children get a good start on a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums.

The 2014 NCDHM campaign brings together thousands of dedicated dental professionals, health care providers and others to promote the benefits of good oral health to children and adults, caregivers, teachers, and many others.

This year’s NCDHM campaign features the slogan “Join the Super Smile Team!”. This eye catching poster features the McGrinn Twins, Flossy and Buck, along with their best friends and next-door neighbors Den and Gen Smiley and K-9 the Dog, fighting for good oral health and a super smile.  The preteen/teen super heroes are smiling because they fought for great oral health and a super winning smile.  To learn more and download the poster go to: http://www.ada.org/5578.aspx.

If you are looking for a referral of an African American dentist located in the Greater Sacramento Valley Region, THE HUB recommends the following dentists:

Dr. Ronald Blanchette, D.D.S.
7203 Florin Mall Dr, Sacramento, CA 95823
(916) 392-7373  |  www.sacramentocadental.com

Dr. Terri Speed, D.D.S.
9098 Laguna Main St, Elk Grove, CA 95758
(916) 691-1600  |  www.terrispeeddds.com

Dr. Monica Crooks, D.D.S.
931 Howe Ave, Sacramento, CA 95825
(916) 922-2027  |  www.drmonicacrooks.com

Dr. Glenn Middleton, D.D.S.
2322 Butano Dr Cody Way Alley, Sacramento, CA 95825
(916) 486-2838


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