Tuesday, January 08, 2013

Wisconsin Gets High Grade for fluoridation and sealants; but has urgent dental needs

Wisconsin is among the five states in the country with the most extensive programs to place dental sealants - plastic coatings applied to the chewing surface of molars to prevent tooth decay - in children.  The state is 88% fluoridated.  Yet, about 7% of children screened have an urgent dental needs

 State among 5 with high grade on child dental sealants: