Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Chronic Disease - Oral Health - At-A-Glance

Chronic Disease - Oral Health - At-A-Glance:

Most U.S. children are fluoride-overdosed, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. However:

"For children, cavities are a common problem that begins at an early age. Tooth decay affects more than one-fourth of U.S. children aged 2–5 and half of those aged 12–15. Low-income children are hardest hit: about half of those aged 6–19 have untreated decay," according to the CDC