Friday, May 29, 2009

Dental | Children's Health Fund

"Children in poverty have twice the odds of having tooth decay, twice the extent of decay, twice the unmet treatment need, twice the pain experience, but half the access to dental care than their more affluent peers." (after 60+ years of water fluoridation, 50+ years of fluoridated toothpaste, decades of dentist-applied fluoride treatments and supplements and now fluoride varnish)