A message from Ottawa Public Health

posted May 7, 2015, 11:10 AM by Linda Ladouceur   [ updated May 7, 2015, 11:12 AM ]

Did you know that poor oral health can lead to learning difficulties for children?

Find out how Ottawa Public Health registered dental hygienists help the children by providing dental screenings in over 200 schools in Ottawa. 


Dental problems can cause:

·                      difficulty sleeping

·                      poor concentration

·                      learning difficulties

·                      limited choice of food because of the inability to chew properly

·                      troubled speech

·                      premature loss of teeth

·                      lower self esteem

·                      widespread infection for severe cases.