Medical Conditions

Prevention of Oral Problems

There are many oral health problems affecting children and adolescents that could be prevented with regular check-ups, brushing, flossing, fluoridation, and dental sealants. Listed in the directory below, you will find additional information regarding preventing oral problems, for which we have provided a brief overview.

If you cannot find the information in which you are interested, please visit the Growth and Development Online Resources page in this Web site for an Internet/World Wide Web address that may contain additional information on that topic.

Last reviewed: 9/30/2009