In Partnership with the Southern Weekend

Healthy teeth, happy keiki

Hawaii Dental Service

Teaching a child good dental habits not only gives them a beautiful smile, but it also leads to good health. Tooth decay is common among children who drink a lot of juice or even bottled milk. That can lead to cavities, but dentists today have a new tool to fight it. More and more doctors are using sealants to protect teeth by forming a protective shield over the enamel. Host Kanoe Gibson sat down to talk with Dr. Michelle Kobayashi about why this method is being recognized as an effective approach to dental care.

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