Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies
The Healthy Start, Grow Smart magazine series includes important health and safety information and resources for parents and families. It also outlines activities designed to stimulate infant brain development and build skills that children will need once they start school. Ideas are included for fun, age-appropriate activities that center around reading, language, and learning.
The following health information and tips have been excerpted from the Healthy Start Grow Smart magazines that Oklahoma Medicaid provides to all newborn recipients.
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What are sealants? In some children the grinding or biting surfaces of teeth tend to have very deep pits and grooves which allows the build-up of food and microbes. These teeth can be treated with sealants to protect the surface and prevent acid production, from the food and bacteria, from starting the decay process. These are called pit and fissure sealants.
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Preventive services that are available to people with Medicare from Medicare.gov