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Like Parent, Like Child: Good Oral Health Starts at Home


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Providing oral health education to families is essential to teaching children healthy habits and preventing early childhood tooth decay.



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Chapter: What to Avoid After Tooth Extraction

Anyone who just had a tooth extracted should avoid drinking through a straw, because the suction will interfere with healthier clotting. "Avoid smoking, which can contaminate the extraction site, and excessive mouth rinsing, which may also interfere with blood clotting," says Dr. Rich.
 
Reviewed: January 2012
 
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