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This year's National Children's Dental Health Month campaign slogan is "Brush your teeth with fluoride toothpaste and clean between your teeth for a healthy smile."

Instead of making a list of resolutions, consider choosing a single word to guide you through the new year. Choose just one word to focus on an idea that will guide you through the year.

Brushing without flossing is kind of like washing your hands without scrubbing between your fingers. Think of all the germs you are leaving behind!

Gastroesophageal reflux (GER) occurs when stomach contents re-enter the esophagus. This happens when the muscle between the throat and stomach relaxes,creating an opening for stomach contents to flow back into the throat.

Fluoride varnish is one of the most effective ways to prevent tooth decay and cavities. It is also very easy to apply! The varnish is simply painted on the teeth with a disposable brush -- similar to painting fingernails!