Did you know that tooth decay is the most common chronic childhood disease? According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, tooth decay ranks higher than asthma, allergies, obesity and diabetes in children. When compared to these other popular childhood diseases, it?s been reported that tooth decay is five times more likely to develop than asthma, four times more likely than early-childhood obesity and 20 times more likely than diabetes. What?s the solution? Consistent dental care. Read on to discover the importance of taking your children to the pediatric dentist and how to help your kids develop good dental practices.
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