• Give your child a healthy mouth for life
  • Care for your baby’s mouth after birth.
  • Good oral health is needed for good overall health.
  • Dental care is safe and covered by Maryland Medicaid during pregnancy.
  • Maryland Medicaid pays for dental care for kids up to age 20.
  • A health mouth is important for your baby.
  • Oral health is important throughout life.

ORAL HEALTH DURING PREGNANCY

The health of your teeth and gums is important because it affects the health of you and your baby.

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ORAL HEALTH FOR KIDS

A healthy mouth is important for every child. You can prevent tooth decay for your child!

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ORAL HEALTH FOR TEENS

Regular dental visits and proper oral hygiene will keep your teen’s mouth healthy and cavity free.

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UNDERSTANDING FLUORIDE

Keep your child’s mouth healthy with fluoride. Fluoride prevents cavities!

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HEALTHY TEETH, HEALTHY KIDS

Many parents and caregivers are unaware of the importance of oral health to good overall health. Delaying or skipping dental care for your child, or not helping your child practice proper oral hygiene, can increase the chance of dental disease. Although tooth decay is the most common chronic childhood disease, it is preventable.

Healthy Teeth, Healthy Kids gives parents and pregnant women simple, easy-to-understand guidance they can use to establish good oral hygiene routines, make dental visits more comfortable for their child, and improve their child’s oral health.

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