Children's Hospital Colorado
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Five Benefits of Good Oral Health

Your child's oral health can have a big effect on their overall health. Learn five benefits of good oral health: 

An infographic with white background, green toothbrush, green numbered circles and dark gray writing. It says "The Big Effects Little Teeth Can Have. The benefits of good oral health go far beyond your child’s beautiful smile. If your child has health teeth, they are: 1. Less likely to suffer from chronic strep throat and ear infections; 2. Less likely to need expensive dental treatments; 3. More likely to attend, concentrate and succeed in school; 4. Less likely to suffer from speech development or early learning issues; 5. More likely to have health self-esteem. Encourage your child to keep up with their dental hygiene habits - a healthier mouth means a healthier child."