Children’s Toy Hazards: Lead

Protect children from potential lead hazards in some holiday toys and toy jewelry. Many children get toys and toy jewelry as gifts during the holiday season but some toys may contain lead hazards. Lead is invisible to the naked eye and has no smell….

National Children’s Dental Health Month!

Tooth Decay is the Number One Chronic Infectious Disease Among Children in the U.S. Untreated tooth decay can cause pain and infections that may lead to problems with eating, speaking, playing, and learning. Fact: About 1 of 5 (20%) children aged 5 to 11…

Children’s Dental Health Comes to Great Falls Library

Children at the Great Falls Public Library Story Hour on Wednesday, February 26 at 10:30am will get a mouthful of information.  The CCHD’s Oral Health Educator, Vickie Johnson has partnered with students from the MSU-COT Dental Assistant Program to present information and tools to…

Child Safety and Protection Month

The safety of our children is something that we should always be vigilant about. As children grow and change, they require different levels of protection and November, Child Safety and Protection Month, is a good reminder for us to check the safety and protection…

Back-to-School Immunizations

Vaccines aren’t just for babies! As children get older, they may need a booster dose of some vaccines given during early childhood. Some of these boosters may be required before your child can register for school. Other vaccinese, such as HPV (human papillomavirus) and…

Family Forum Offering Free Training

A family forum offering Circle of Security training will be offered free of charge on May 4 and 5, 2013 from 9:30am to 4:30pm. The Circle of Security helps parents raise their children with love, warmth, and emotional intelligence, promoting better attachment between parents…

Children’s Dental Health Comes to Library

Children at the Great Falls Public Library Story Hour on Wednesday, February 27 at 10:30am will get a mouthful of information. The CCHD’s Oral Health Educator, Vickie Johnson has partnered with students from the MSU-COT Dental Assistant Program to present information and tools to…

February is Children’s Dental Health Month

Did You Know? Tooth decay is 5 times more common in children than asthma! In fact, tooth decay infects children in the United States more than any other chronic infectious disease. Tooth decay is more than just a cosmetic concern for children. If left…

Children’s Dental Health Month

Did you know that the health of your child’s baby teeth set the tone for the health of their adult teeth?  “Although many parents believe baby teeth are temporary and unimportant, they actually play an important role in your child’s developing mouth,” says Dr….