Healthy Teeth for Kids: A Preventive Program: from Pre-birth Through the Teens

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Twin Streams, 2001 - Health & Fitness - 288 pages
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AT LAST, YOU CAN PREVENT -- OR REVERSE -- YOUR CHILD'S DENTAL PROBLEMS!

Dr. Jerome S. Mittelman, one of the world's leading holistic dentists, nutritionist Beverly Mittelman, and health writer Jean Barilla, offer you a simple, effective program to safeguard your child's teeth and gums -- starting before birth and continuing throughout the teen years.

Packed with cutting-edge information, this comprehensive guide offers every family the opportunity to say goodbye to dental disease -- and save a fortune on dental bills! Best of all, your child will have a healthy smile for years to come.

YOU'LL DISCOVER:
-- Why breast-feeding is vital for oral health
-- What you should do about thumb-sucking and pacifiers
-- Which foods promote perfect teeth and gums
-- At what age your child should start to brush
-- How to avoid the dangers of nitrous oxide and other toxins
-- The truth about mouthwashes
-- Which orthodontic treatment may not be right for your child

HEALTHY TEETH FOR KIDS tells you everything you need to know to help your child get "perfect check-ups" -- every time.

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About the author (2001)

Mittelman served as President of The International Academy of Preventive Medicine, was a founding member and Director of the American Society of Preventive Dentistry, and has the distinction of being the first dentist to stop using mercury for dental fillings in 1968. His dental practice was featured in Prevention Magazine, and a Columbia University study selected his dental practice as the most advanced preventive practice on the East Coast. He is the editor of the Holistic Dental Digest Plus. He has appeared on radio programs in the company of Gary Null, Carleton Fredericks, and Betty Kamen.

McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide

Mittelman is a certified Nutrition Consultant and has lectured on nutrition to eleven dental schools and colleges, including New York University and the University of Pennsylvania. She has also been a frequent guest on health-oriented talk shows.

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