Tuesday, March 06, 2012

More preschoolers showing up to dentists with 10 cavities or more, says report - HealthPop - CBS News: "The most severe cases have 12 or 16, which is seen several times a week," Dr. Megann Smiley, a dentist-anesthesiologist at Nationwide Children's Hospital in [fluoridated] Columbus, Ohio, told the Times. For these children with severe cases of tooth decay, dentists turn to general anasthesia since it is unlikely a child will sit through drillings on multiple teeth.