Flashcard 8 - Health Promotion and Maintenance Flashcard Set for the NCLEX-RN Exam

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The correct answer is:

Children, starting at age 2, should have dentist visits and cleanings every 6 months.


Explanation:

Periodontal disease or gum disease has been linked to numerous other diseases such as diabetes and heart disease. It is important to stress the connection between oral and physical health from a young age.

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