Tuesday, November 08, 2011

North Carolina is 88% fluoridated. Yet, "63 percent of children begin their school career in poor oral health. That means in the average kindergarten classroom about 13 children suffer from decayed, filled or missing primary teeth. But this number represents an average; when we dig deeper into the data, stark geographic disparities emerge which suggest some communities lack access the resources needed to protect their children's oral health."

Treating children to healthier teeth - Other Views - NewsObserver.com: