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Do Early Dental Visits Really Prevent Kids’ Cavities?

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By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Children who start seeing the dentist before age 2 may not have any lower risk of cavities later on, a new study suggests. In fact, researchers found, youngsters who had early preventive dental care were more likely to need …

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Too Many Antibiotics, Opioids Given to Dental Patients in the ER

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TUESDAY, Feb. 25, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Too many patients who go to U.S. emergency rooms for dental problems are prescribed antibiotics and opioid painkillers, a new study claims. The findings show the need for continued efforts to combat both opioid abuse and overuse of antibiotics, the U.S. Centers for …

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