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In the next few weeks, parents will be preparing their kids to head back to school. As they're running around buying new backpacks and notebooks, parents should remember that it's a good idea to schedule a visit with their child's dentist before the new school year. This way, any cavities or other dental health problems can be taken care of before the child needs to taken out of school for the day.
"It's really important that parents make good dental health a high priority in their children's lives," explains Robert Shechet, D.D.S., director of dental programs for Health Net.
Shechet added that many parents are unaware of the fact that children who receive inadequate dental care have an increased risk of experiencing tooth decay as an adult. Furthermore, poor dental health has been associated with a greater chance of diabetes and stroke, so it's important for children to learn the proper way to care for teeth from a young age.
Finally, children who experience tooth pain may have trouble concentrating in school and may have to miss class, so it's better to schedule a trip to the dentist before September.
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