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Capital BlueCross hosts free events to teach children how to keep teeth, gums healthy

Programs celebrate National Children's Dental Health Month

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital BlueCross is hosting a series of free dental programs at its Capital Blue health and wellness retail store at the Promenade Shops in Center Valley, Pa., to teach children how to keep their teeth and gums clean and healthy. The programs are in celebration of National Children's Dental Health Month.

"It is important that children learn at an early age how to keep their teeth clean and healthy," said Jennifer Natalie, Capital BlueCross senior manager of Retail Strategy. "At these free events, children will enjoy fun and interactive learning activities, such as making homemade toothpaste out of healthy ingredients, and discovering how vegetables help to clean teeth by removing plaque."

The event dates and times are:

  • Friday, Feb. 14, 4:30-6:30 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 22, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Love Your Teeth: OrganWise GuysDental Health. This program is for children ages 3-12. Children will learn the importance of eating healthy and how that relates to having healthy teeth and gums. Healthy snacks will be provided. Please call 855-505-2583 to register.
  • Monday, Feb. 24, 5:30-7 p.m.Love Your Teeth: Healthy Kids in the Zone – This program is for children ages 6-9. Children learn about healthy eating and fitness through interactive games and activities. Healthy snacks will be provided. Please call 855-505-2583 to register.

Capital Blue is a health and wellness retail store focused on customer choice and healthy living, and is designed to provide one-stop shopping to explore insurance options and discover fun ways to engage in good health. 

The OrganWise Guys is one of a series of health education programs regularly offered to the public at the Capital Blue store.

For more information about Capital Blue, and to review a calendar of upcoming events, please visit capitalbluestore.com

About Capital BlueCross
For more than 75 years, Capital BlueCross has been serving central Pennsylvania and Lehigh Valley residents and businesses as the region's leading health insurer. Through its family of companies, Capital BlueCross brings innovative services and clinical solutions to the marketplace. Committed to delivering medical value to its communities, Capital BlueCross focuses on improving patient satisfaction, enhancing quality of care and reducing costs. The company continues to lead the change in the industry, most recently by entering the retail market and introducing a first-of-its-kind health and wellness store called Capital Blue. Headquartered in Harrisburg, Pa., Capital BlueCross is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, employing more than 1,800 people. More information about Capital BlueCross can be found at capbluecross.com.

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