Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Brevard Health Alliance continues to grow as the need rises | floridatoday.com | FLORIDA TODAY

"There is almost nothing out there for indigent children," she said. "It's terrible to look into the mouth of a 3-year-old where the teeth have decayed all the way down to the gumline."
"Collazos agreed, describing the teeth of many of the children she's seen in Cocoa [Florida], so far, as 'horrible.' Although the water in the area contains fluoride...the No. 1 infection in (school-age) children is dental, as these infections work their way down to the bone and abscess.'"