Anderson Pediatric Dentistry Recommends Back to School Dental Routine

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Anderson Pediatric Dentistry PA in Anderson, South Carolina informs consumers about the importance of getting into a habit of routine preventative dental checkups with the start of a new school year. The staff at Anderson Pediatric Dentistry stresses the importance of preventing tooth decay and its affect on a child's school day, including paying attention in class.

Anderson Pediatric Dentistry, a licensed pediatric dental practice in Anderson, South Carolina, recently encouraged parents to make dental exams a regular part of their children's back-to-school routine. The professionals at Anderson Pediatric Dentistry believe that many parents are unaware that tooth decay is a bacterial disease and how important it is to include a dental assessment as part of their routine health care to ensure that children are as healthy as possible when they return to school.

"Children with preventable or untreated health and development problems may have trouble concentrating and learning," says Alycia Rodgers, M.D., a spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics. "When a child has serious tooth decay, it can affect overall health and can lead to problems in eating, speaking and paying attention in class."

With the start of a new school year, Dr. Monn's schedule is filling up quickly. Anderson Pediatric Dentistry recommends that parents schedule their appointment as soon as possible. In an effort to offer more scheduling times, the practice also announced that they will be opening on Thursdays from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. beginning September 27th, 2012.

Dr. Kathleen Monn and the staff at Anderson Pediatric Dentistry provide expert dental care for children in a bright, fun atmosphere for a trauma-free experience that instills a positive attitude towards lifelong dental care. For more information about Anderson Pediatric Dentistry services, visit their website at or view their Facebook page. To schedule a back-to-school checkup, call (864) 760-1440.

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In addition to the four years of dental school training, Dr. Monn has two years of specialty training. During this training, she gained the knowledge necessary to treat the issues unique to infants, children and adolescents, including those with special healthcare needs. Dr. Monn has learned the different approaches in dealing with behavior, guiding dental growth and avoiding dental problems in children from infancy through the teenage years. For more information visit Anderson Pediatric Dentistry's website at

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