Send your child Back-To-School with a healthy mouth

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YORK, Pa.-- Going back-to-school means its time for your children to have updated medical exams.

Dental hygiene is one of the most critical factors in ensuring overall well-being, making it important to have a dental checkup for your child.

More than half of children ages 5-9 have at least one cavity or filling. The pain associated with these ailments can cause your child anxiety and give them the inability to concentrate.

Dr. Sean Moriarty of Mor Smiles is stopping by with advice for proper dental care for your children.

For more information, you can visit the ADA's article on back-to-school checkups.