Thanks for a great virtual walk today!
Teaching Kids to Love Their Teeth
Dear Walkers,

Thank you to those of you who joined us live for our February 2021 virtual Walk with a Doc!

For the February 14, 2021 walk, we welcomed Dr. Ashley Hoban who, in honor of National Children's Dental Health Month, gave a brief presentation about Teaching Kids to Love Their Teeth and then took questions live.

AAP Parenting Resources
The American Academy of Pediatrics offers parents up-to-date parenting information on a wide range of pediatric topics including oral health. Here are a few on-point with our talk this month.
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Follow these links to learn more (all are available in English and Spanish by pressing the link at the very top of each page).
Why Regular Dental Visits Are Important

​Visiting the dentist regularly has many benefits, such as: During dental visits, oral health providers ask questions to learn about the pregnant woman's and parents' oral health practices. For example, they may ask if the pregnant woman or child ...

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www.healthychildren.org
How Knowledge, Attitudes & Beliefs Affect Oral Health

​Knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs can affect oral health in a variety of ways. For example: Lack of knowledge and beliefs about primary teeth can affect willingness to seek oral health care for children. Beliefs about what causes oral disease...

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Healthy Teeth and Your Child's Diet

​Besides regular toothbrushing, a child's diet plays a key role in overall dental health.​​​ Often, sugar is the biggest villain. The longer and more frequently your child's teeth are exposed to sugar, the greater the risk of cavities.

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www.healthychildren.org
Brush, Book, Bed: How to Structure Your Child's...

Brush, Book, Bed, a program of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), has a simple and clear message for parents: Each night, help your children to brush their teeth. Read a favorite book (or two)! Get to bed at a regular time each night.

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www.healthychildren.org
Next Walks on
Sunday, Feb 28 (Spanish)
Sunday, March 14 (English)
When it is safe to do so, we will resume our in-person walks in Las Vegas and Reno.

In the meantime:
  • Keep walking every day
  • Wear sunscreen
  • Bring water
  • Keep 6 feet from other people
  • For everyone 2 years and older, wear a mask when you can't socially distance

We hope to "see" you at our future virtual walks. We will send registration details and a flyer soon.