It’s Give Kids a Smile Days! Starting today, treat your kids to a “healthy adventure”.  Choose from one of the free dental events below. Here’s the details from SFKids:

Wednesday, February 3
1:30pm-5pm
SF General Hospital, WIC office, 2250 23rd Street, Building 9

(415) 575-5731.
Follow the balloons upstairs! Ages 0-10 years. Free dental exams, preventive treatment, toothbrushes, floss & toothpaste. No appointment necessary.

Friday, February 5
1:30pm-4pm
Native American Health Center Dental Clinic, 160 Capp Street, 2nd Floor
(415) 621-8056
Ages 0-18 years. Free dental exams, preventive treatment (fluoride, sealants, and oral health education), cleanings and toothbrushes, floss and toothpaste. Snacks, games, and prizes for children. No appointment necessary.

Friday February 5
9am -3pm
Southeast Health Center Dental Clinic, 2401 Keith Street
Ages 0-6 years. Free Dental Exams, Preventive treatment and toothbrushes, floss and toothpaste. By appointment only! Call (415) 575-5731.

Saturday, February 6, 9am-4pm
UCSF School of Dentistry, 707 Parnassus Avenue, 2nd floor clinic
(415) 476-6100, x52883
Registration ends at 3pm. Ages 4-17 years. Free dental exams, preventive Treatment, sealants, floss and toothpaste. No appointment necessary.

New American Media reports “kids’ dental decay takes a bite out of school attendance.”

Put the thrill back in your daily drill.  Here’s a catchy music video to polish choppers to. Blogger Angry Asian Man notes, “Keep an eye on the guy with the C3P0 shirts… He’s got moves!”

Keep furry family members smiling, too. Read SFgate’s “Pets say ‘ahhhh’ in celebration of pet dental health month”.