Could a dentist call CPS on you? This mom was almost reported over kids' cavities.

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A mom says her pediatric dental office is threatening to report her for parental neglect because of a dispute over an appointment. On Friday, Trey Hoyumpa, a mother in Stroudsburg, Pa., posted a letter she received from Smiles 4 Keeps, a pediatric dental office in Bartonsville, after her children, ages 12 and 9, were diagnosed with a total of seven cavities. Smiles 4 Keeps is suggesting that Hoyumpa’s failure to schedule her children’s fillings falls under “dental neglect” as outlined under the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry’s “Guideline on oral and dental aspects of child abuse and Neglect.”

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