Tuesday, April 20, 2004

Dental health of Arkansas' children 'in a crisis':

"62 percent of the state's 75 counties use flouridated water. "

"It's sugar. It's all about sugar," Barrett said. "Getting sugar out of schools is very important."

"I literally have to teach people about how to feed their children and build the foundation of healthy teeth," Barrett continued. "Parenting is a lost skill. People just sit and wait for an agency to tell them how to do things."