Back to school can be such an exciting and invigorating time for many students. It means seeing friends on a regular basis, being back in a classroom, and getting back to learning. But for others, it could mean shame and guilt. The past year and a half have not been easy on anyone, but the pandemic has caused some kids (and adults!) to unlearn vital health behaviors.
Brushing teeth and maintaining dental health can seem less important when you know that you don’t have to leave your home.
ChesPenn pediatrician, Dr. Kai Turner, took notice of the increase in dental fillings in the mouths of her patients.