A Stroudsburg, Pa., mom was threatened to be reported for child abuse after a dentist claims she failed to take her child for regular dental treatment.

On March 19, Trey Hoyumpa posted a letter she received from Smiles 4 Keeps, a pediatric dental office in Bartonsville, Pa.

In the letter, the office informs her that if she does not bring her child for a “regular professional cleaning and treatment,” they can charge her with “dental neglect.

Read the full New Jersey Herald article.

Lori Comstock

New Jersey Herald

Lori Comstock joined the New Jersey Herald newsroom in January 2015. As a lifelong resident of Sussex County, Lori grew up in Hampton and attended The College of New Jersey, where she obtained a bachelor's degree in journalism and professional writing in 2008. 


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