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Can I prevent my child swimmer from having a dental emergency?

Teach your children to follow the rules of the pool:
  • No running near the swimming pool
  • No diving in shallow water
  • Be careful near the edges of the pool
  • Ask for help if you need help getting into or out of the water
  • No rowdy play
Not following the rules could result in not only a major dental emergency but also a major head injury or death.

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