Sunday, March 26, 2006

Chicago Tribune | Dental care for poor poses looming crisis:

Fluoridation is mandated in the state of Illionis:

"Despite the expansion of dental coverage for children, 32 percent of 3rd-graders in Chicago had untreated dental decay, according to the latest statewide survey, completed in 2004. The figure was 38 percent in suburban Cook County and 37 percent in rural areas."