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Detection of amblyopia and reviews oral on the occasion of the Universal Children’s day. Torrevieja, November 2011.- the Health Department, Torrevieja , has launched a campaign of promotion of health and detection of oral problems and ophthalmologic among schoolchildren of the towns of Guardamar del Segura and Torrevieja, coinciding with the celebration of the Universal [...]
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Detection of amblyopia and revisions on the occasion of the Universal Children’s day oral.
Torrevieja, November 2011- the Health Department, Torrevieja , has launched a campaign to promote health and detection of oral problems and ophthalmologic among schoolchildren of the localities of Guardamar del Segura and Torrevieja, coinciding with the celebration of the Universal Children’s day.
Healthy workshops have taken place on Monday November 21, and were destined exclusively to children in first grade in both locations. Virgen del Carmen Cultural Centre of Torrevieja and the culture House of Guardamar have been the places chosen for the development of an afternoon in which alternated playful and informative activities with actions aimed at the prevention and early detection of diseases.
Four dentists, two optometrists, a dental hygienist and more than one dozen of nurses worked in healthy circuit that allowed children can know what are those most appropriate food for their growth, the importance of dental hygiene and the advantages posed precociously detect vision problems in order to prevent future disease.
About a thousand schoolchildren have been summoned to this quote which, in a way that is enjoyable and carefree, a circuit which began with the healthy workshop was conducted “ nursing you care ”, which could make drawings, complete sheets and learn new healthy lifestyle habits.
Children have been called in small groups and have been able to perform circuit accompanied by their parents. First, initiated the review oral in which professionals detected possible hygiene, or dental problems informing schoolchildren themselves on the importance of the clean teeth daily and to those patients who needed it to the realization of a more comprehensive review.
While the children were examined, the parents received a brochure on amblyopia which had to fill five questions about possible signs of lack of visual acuity in their children, then the Optometrists conducted a comprehensive review by a control type screening that enabled to detect vision disorders that may cause a deficit in the vision Centern of one or both eyes, a condition known as amblyopia.
Amblyopia, or lazy eye, is the visual impairment in one eye caused by a bad image on the retina, which generates a suppression of from visual function of the eye at the cerebral level. Detection, in most cases comes preceded by signs observed by parents or teachers, hence the importance of this campaign directed at children.
The evening concluded with a healthy snack oriented to the consolidation of the learned habits, offering also informative tips to parents on the importance of the purchase, handling and preservation of food.
The Department of health of Torrevieja studied to extend this initiative to other municipalities in the area of health in order to achieve 100 per cent of children in school age, in this way, new calls are not discarded in the coming months.
Universal Children’s day
In 1954 the UN General Assembly recommended that he instituted in all countries a universal children’s day, which is devoted to the fraternity and understanding among children around the world and would be allocated to activities to promote the well-being of children around the world, and suggested to Governments that they held the day on the date that each deems appropriate. On 20 November marks the date at which the Assembly adopted the Declaration of the rights of the child in 1959 and the Convention on the rights of the child in 1989.
rodeo Dental provides dental education to the children of Brownsville
BROWNSVILLE, Texas, on August 23, 2011 PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE /- along the spring Rodeo Dental & Orthodontics collaborated with independent school district (ISD) of Brownsville and nurseries in the town to provide an interactive and comprehensive dental education program for children in the community. On an average day the programme came to about 600 small through schools. Towards the end of may the initiative had formed to over 6,000 children in various facilities in the area of Brownsville.
The objective of the programme was to promote dental health and oral hygiene during the formative years, but in a fun and innovative way. Rodeo Dental & Orthodontics staff visited various community colleges with its official mascot, the “MooMoo” cow to do demonstrations of appropriate techniques of oral care and give children materials of dental hygiene.
He taught at the small brushing and flossing techniques, took pictures with the pet and they received information on the formation of cavities. They could “brush” the teeth and the language of Moo, and participated in small sketches, all of this in order to practice the right way to take care of your teeth and gums. At the end of each day, every child received a certificate for having participated in the event.
Rodeo Dental & Orthodontics strives to take the leadership training in oral health within the community and is proud to support children’s dental education in the community. Rodeo Dental wishes to thank to town schools and entities linked to the achievement of this initiative.
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Early diagnosis is the key to preventing oral health
Dental health care of the smallest of the house should be a priority for parents, but the truth is that in most cases children do not go to the dentist until he uttered the dreaded? Mom, it hurts a tooth?, ie once the problem already exists and is not forced to do something more aggressive treatment if the disease was detected early. This involves, usually, the child is reluctant to collaborate in the dentist’s office or take him fear, says Dr. Alberto Canábez . To avoid this, ideally early diagnosis, it is appropriate to the child starts going to ortopediatra (dentist specializing in the care of the dentition of the younger ones) with the first tooth, provided there is no urgent dental problem before any. From the first visit, the recommendation is to keep track of prevention, turning to ortopediatra every six months. These early meetings also serve to give parents some tips on oral hygiene and dietary guidelines to prevent cavities and other oral diseases of their children. Thus, according to experts said the Procter & Gamble , a multinational company engaged among other activities in the care of dental hygiene, Parents should avoid giving sweets and sugary drinks to children. In addition, the ‘kids’ have to brush your teeth with special toothpaste and brush them with soft filaments, which change every three months or when the filaments begin to fray.