Friday, August 20, 2004

Oral Health Resources - Children's Oral Health Overview:

Over 65% of the US is fluoridated and virtually 100% consume a fluoridated food and beverage supply:

"17% of children aged 2-4 years have already had decay. By the age of 8, approximately 52% of children have experienced decay, and by the age of 17, dental decay affects 78% of children. Among low-income children, almost 50% of tooth decay remains untreated"