Wednesday, September 20, 2006

•Tooth decay is on the rise – more than 45% of inner city children have untreated decay
• Emergencies cases have tripled at the Cincinnati Health Dept. Clinics over the past 8 years.
• Existing dental clinics are at capacity

Dental pain & infection is the #1 one reason why people go to the University Hospital Emergency Room

From "Greater Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky & Southeastern Indiana" (all fluoridated)
Oral Health
Regional Assessment & Planning Project