Brushing your child's teeth for two minutes twice a day can lead to better health in the long term.
Friday, September 7, 2012
According to a survey released by the Ad Council, less than half of parents in the U.S., or 44 percent, report that their child brushes their teeth twice a day or more - it's a number they hope to help raise with the "Kids’ Healthy Mouths" campaign. In time for back-to-school season, the Ad Council is joining The Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives, a coalition of more than 35 leading dental health organizations, to debut Kids’ Healthy Mouths, their first joint national multimedia public service campaign designed to teach parents and caregivers, as well as children, about the importance of oral health and the simple ways in which they can help prevent oral disease. The English and Spanish-language public service ads are being …
The charity ride benefiting the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation rolled out from North Point Mall Sunday morning.
More than 550 motorcycles gathered in Alpharetta Sunday morning, June 3, all gathered for charity. It was the 29th annual Ride for Kids benefiting the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. The bikers rode out from the North Point Mall parking lot to Lumpkin County High School in Dahlonega. Terry Geitner, the National Ride Manager for The Ride for Kids, said that this was a very special ride because, "beleive it or not, Atlanta was the birthplace for The Ride for Kids." The organization has grown immensely and currently stages 40 rides all over the United States to raise money and awareness for pediatric brain tumor treatments and research. The "Stars" for the ride were several children who are in various stages of treatment and recovery for …