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October is National Dental Hygiene Month

Learning the importance of brushing your teeth daily.

October is National Dental Hygiene Month. Fresh breath, strong teeth and healthy gums are all part of oral health. That’s why it’s important to brush every day, and also to get regular checkups and cleanings at the dentist’s office. There are more than 400 dental hygienists that work in the IHS, tribal, and urban Indian health programs, providing patient care, education, and community outreach.