We all know how important it is to get children in to see their pediatrician but many people do not take going for pediatric dental services is also crucial to maintaining a child’s health. Unfortunately, at least 20% of children never get in for pediatric dental exams. That results in 40% of kids starting kindergarten have cavities. When children’s oral health is neglected and allowed to deteriorate, they are three times as likely to suffer from dental pain that is bad enough to keep them out of school for periods of time. At least 51 million school hours are lost every year because of dental related problems, according to the Center for Health and Health Care in Schools.
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