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Dental injuires can often be prevented - especially if you know what to watch out for. These tips can help you do just that. Note the specific areas that you know may prove dangerous.

Shoving/pushing

  • Encourage children to be considerate of each other, and gently remind them to wait their turn when appropriate

Falling on stairs

  • Make sure children don't feel hurried   
  • Remind children to use handrails

Falling from bikes and playground equipment

  • Review safety rules   
  • Teach safe use   
  • Make sure equipment is age appropriate and in good repair

Running with objects in mouth

  • Make a list together of the only things that should go in your mouth, and illustrate together. Post at children's eye level.

Falling/tripping

  • Remind children to walk, not run   
  • Clean up toys, materials, and spills

Car accidents (sudden stops)

  • Always wear seatbelts

Biting hard objects

  • Make a list together of everything you shouldn't bite. Encourage children to add to the list as they think of items.

Did You Know?

  • Upper front teeth are the teeth most affected by accidents  
  • Teeth and gums in the back of the mouth are usually injured by chewing on pencils, ice, or cracking nuts
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