Holiday sweets bring reminder to brush, floss

Halloween, Thanksgiving, and the holiday season are just around the corner, and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) and Ad Council have teamed up for a campaign to promote oral health. This Partnership for Oral Health is designed to raise awareness of children, parents and caregivers about oral health. Some of the recommendations found …

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Addressing the oral health of North Carolina’s children

How are teeth problems affecting child outcomes in North Carolina? Dr. Ford Grant, DMD, director of general dentistry and clinical associate professor in the ECU School of Dental Medicine, responds to ECU Health Beat questions. Q. In your experience, how do dental problems affect the academic success of children? A. Since opening the first Community …

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