Saturday, August 06, 2011

Dental Care for Young Children on ADVANCE for NPs & PAs

After 66+ years of water fluoridation and 55+ years of fluoridated toothpaste, "One of the largest unmet health needs in the United States is dental care for children. Dental caries is the most common chronic disease of childhood.1 Approximately 60% of U.S. children experience caries in their primary teeth by age 5, and by age 17, 78% of children have caries.2"