Friday, January 23, 2015

UNtreated tooth decay afflicts 72% of Native American Youth

Native American youth – roughly 62,000 kids here in Washington – don’t have adequate access to oral health care. It is unacceptable that 72 percent of native youth like me have untreated tooth decay. We deserve access to quality, equitable oral health care.

 Backs dental therapists to improve health care | Letters to the Editor | The Bellingham Herald:

Sunday, January 18, 2015

People Asking for Funds for Dental Care

Dental care has become so expensive, that at least 953 people are asking for funds to get their teeth fixed at a site that was set up to fund projects.

Monday, January 12, 2015

Berks County Medical Society - Hot Topics Archive

 From 37.3% (non-hispanic white high income children) to 70.5% (Mexican American low income children) of five year olds in the US in 2000 had evidence of decay when examined.  Berks County Medical Society - Hot Topics Archive: