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Dentist Urges Children to be Cautious While On Vacation This Winter
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Dentist Urges Children to be Cautious While On Vacation This Winter

Studies show that children with poor oral health are 3 times more likely to miss school as a result of dental pain. However, dentists are now fearing that kids with good oral health will be missing school due to something completely different. With the holidays in full swing, many families are heading out of town on holiday vacations. Some of them are even headed to more tropical venues where they can get their swimsuits out and spend time at the pool. For children, things like running around, riding bikes and scooters, and in the case of the holidays, sledding are all popular activities over winter vacations. However, these activities may actually be harmful to one's dental health. Nine-year-old Elanor Hall was on vacation with her family and decided to climb up a water slide at the...