This month, the State of Georgia will celebrate the National Children's Dental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of good oral health.
Blog: Oral health
Elementary students in South Georgia are benefitting from the Southeast Health District teledentistry project.
Since its launch seven years ago, the program has examined thousands of children while educating them on good oral health.
“I’m going to Disney World!” said Nancy Williams, DDS, on her final day as dental director for the North Health District of the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH).
If you ask any dentist or dental hygienist, they will agree that oral health can be an effective indicator of your overall health regardless of age or socioeconomic status.
Georgia Board of Public Health member Judy Greenlea Taylor, D.D.S., takes care of patients in her dental practice in Union City, Georgia, knowing that oral health has a direct link to overall health.
When Cumi Fillion was handing out toothbrushes after lunch to students in an elementary school near Valdosta, a small boy walked up and gave her a hug.
Originally published Aug. 26, 2013