Tooth Talk

  In summer 2022, the Rhode Island General Assembly authorized the increase for adult Medicaid dental service rates for the first time since 1992. The cost of running a dental clinic, along with the cost of everything else, has increased subs ...

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The American Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and the American Academy of Pediatrics, all recommend that children have a dental home by the age of one year. Families aren’t often aware that the first step to a lifetime of healthy teeth begins with early visits to the dentist. In fact, it’s never too soon for dentists and families to team up—making a child’s first teeth a priority from the start. You can help spread the word about the importance of early oral care to parents and caregivers and serve as a vital link in getting kids to the dentist early and regularly.

After all, it takes a community of people working together to keep our little ones healthy.

TeethFirst! Creating healthy smiles for a lifetime.