Page 7 - Chehalis Tribal Newsletter - January, 2017
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Meet your Tooth Fairy Busy little sprite answers
questions from kiddos

Submitted by the Chehalis CONTACT US Q: Where should I put my
Tribal Dental Clinic baby tooth? – Maya
For more information or to
Hello, I’m the Tooth Fairy! schedule an appointment, A: This is a very good
I’m sure many of you have call the Chehalis Tribal Dental question. I prefer to find
heard of me. You might Clinic at 360-709-1659. your tooth underneath your
already have received one of pillow, but you can put it on a
my special gifts. Losing your others feel happy when they dresser near your bed. I’ll see
baby teeth might make you see your big, bright smile. it wherever it is because your
feel a little confused, so I’m tooth radiates a soft glow that
here to answer your questions: Q: What will the tooth fairy only I can see.
give me for my tooth? –
Q: How do you know when I’ve to your beautiful teeth. From Aiden Q: Uh-oh! I lost my baby
lost a tooth? – From Joey tooth. Will you still give me
Q: Why do my baby teeth fall A: I like to keep you a present? – From Shawn
A: I have a golden bell in out? – From Noah guessing! Dr. Floss and
my Tooth Fairy Castle that I usually consult with one A: As long as you’ve been
chimes whenever a child loses a A: It’s all part of the magic of another before I fly to your doing a good job brushing
tooth. My helper, Dr. Floss, lets growing up! Because your house. Sometimes we like to your teeth, I will be able to
me know where you live and I body is growing, including give some money; other times, spot it. Not only do your teeth
wait for it to get dark outside your mouth, the adult teeth I might just drop off a little glow, but I also have x-ray
so that I can fly to your house you have growing below your gift for you. vision, so I will find it. And
while you are sleeping and baby teeth need to come out. because Sparkle flies around,
leave a sweet little surprise. Your baby teeth are good she’ll let me know if you have
to have when you are little lost it.
Q: Do you have anyone helping because they save the space
you? – From Isabella where your adult teeth will WIC THROUGH SPIPA
come in, but you can’t have
A: My assistant, Dr. Floss, baby teeth forever. Imagine Checks to buy food, health education,
gives me daily reports to smiling when you are all breastfeeding help, services referral
let me know whether you are grown up with only your baby
brushing your teeth twice a teeth! NEXT DATE: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 2
day, flossing once a day and at the Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center
eating healthy foods. I also Q: Why do I have to brush my
have a little fairy helper named teeth? – From Emma WIC SERVICES ELIGIBILITY
Sparkle. She’s so small that you n Getting food stamps/
can’t see her, but she works A: Your teeth are important. basic foods
with Dr. Floss and they let me They help you chew food, n Pregnant or have a
know if you have been taking speak clearly and make you child under the age of 5
care of your teeth. Sparkle feel good about yourself. n Dad, grandparent,
wants me to remind you that When you take care of your foster family or other
you should limit all sugars you teeth, you are rewarded with caregiver of children
put into your mouth. We know a beautiful smile. And that n Under the age of 5
candy, soda and juice can be smile will not only make you n On Medicaid or TANF
tasty, but they can be harmful feel good, but it will also make


RIKKI SUTTERLICT IS OFFERING Debbie WIC. Is your income within
FITNESS CLASSES Gardipee- the following guidelines?
WHERE: Chehalis Tribal Community Reyes,
Center Gym 360-462-3227 People Maximum Maximum
COST: $79 a month per person; free or Patty Suskin, in your annual monthly
6 p.m. classes for a limited number of 360-462-3224 house income income
participants. These spots are almost full!
For Chehalis: 2 $29,471 $2,456
CONTACT RIKKI AT 360-464-0664 Debra 3 $37,167 $3,098
IF YOU’D LIKE TO BE ON THE LIST Shortman, 4 $44,863 $3,739
OR FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS 360-709-1689 5 $52,559 $4,380
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