Happy Independence Day 2021! So, it’s time to celebrate July 4th with Fun, Food, Family, and Fireworks.
Dr. Troy King and his staff of dental professionals take this moment to wish you a Happy, Healthy, and Safe July 4, 2021. In fact, we dedicate the entire first week of July to Independence Day festivals.
The Pandemic has locked down many areas of the country. Therefore, this Independence Day is Imbued with new significance. Many families who were unable to see each other or hug will undoubtedly be getting together to celebrate July Fourth.
Independence Day 2021: An Amazing Time
As the country opens up again, Independence Day is a time for fine celebrations. Certainly, you will cherish the memories you make with family, friends, and fun over this patriotic Holiday.
It’s a thrilling, grilling, fun time for picnics, barbecues, cook-outs, parades, and parties. July 4th is a time to feel delighted in the liberty and freedom that is part of the legacy of this country.
What Does July 4 Really Mean?
Amid all the festivities, take a moment and examine the real meaning of July 4 fourth. Why is it important to you? Share it with your children… The meaning in your head and in your heart what it means to be an American.
We at Dentistry for Children, hope that in between the tasty meals, the music, and the pyrotechnics, you can find a few quiet moments. Below, find a few quotations from famous champions of the USA. Hopefully, they remind you of the real meaning behind Independence Day.
Travel for July 4, 2021, July 4 Celebrations: A Unique Time
As healthcare professionals, we remind you that travel in some local and state areas might still require some restrictions. Plus, if you are not vaccinated but you still travel, the CDC recommends social distancing and mask-wearing of course. Wash your hands faithfully, and try to get tested for exposure to COVID-19 before and after travel.
Remember that vaccinated or not, masks must be worn on planes, buses, trains, and public transportation.
Messages for Your Independence Day 2021 Reflection:
Additionally, let’s take a quick look at some presidential thoughts that are perfect for this celebratory time…
1. President Harry S. Truman stated, “America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, imagination, and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.”
2. President Bill Clinton said, “There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America.” We know what is right. Our children are a big part of what is right with America. At “Dentistry for Children,” we see the children of America represented every day.
3. President Ronald Reagan summed it up well with these words, especially appropriate for Independence Day thought: “Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same. Or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children’s children what it was once like in the United States where men were free.”
Cautions for Your Holiday:
Without sounding too preachy, we have a few cautions to help you have a healthy and safe Independence Day Holiday.
Please Drive Carefully!
AAA projects that more than 47.7 million Americans travel between Friday, June 30 and Tuesday, July 4… The 2021 travel forecast meets and exceeds pre-Pandemic records.
Drive safely and “Arrive Alive,” is a long-standing slogan on Orlando roadways. Our advice is to leave early due to record-breaking crowds on the road. Additionally, wherever you go for your July 4 celebration, travel the speed limit. Naturally, we hope you avoid alcohol while driving and stay focused behind the wheel.
A Little Dental Reminder
Previously, Dentistry for Children has brought you some wonderful tips to foster your family’s good oral health throughout this holiday. Please take another look at them. We would be remiss if we did not suggest you read or review to find out just how easy it can be to defend against the mouth monsters by taking care of your teeth.
Whether you are on vacation or staying home, please don’t allow Independence to become an excuse for neglecting that toothbrush.
Again, the family at “Dentistry for children,” hopes you and your children enjoy a great, Star-Spangled Fourth of July, a happy Independence Day holiday.