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).


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