Dentists Discourage Children from Consuming Too Many Soft Drinks

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Dental Care in Children

The nation's children are consuming ever-greater amounts of soft drinks that could increase their risk for obesity and dental disease, caution the American Dental Association (ADA) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

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In their annual back-to-school wellness message, the two health organizations advise parents to encourage their children to consume nutritious drinks in school and at home.

More soft drinks consumed than milk

Children aged 6

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