Did you know that almost 1/2 of children 6-11 and more than 1/2 of children 12-19 are affected by tooth decay – and that decay is 100% preventable?!? Tooth decay compromises the health, development, and quality of life of children. It can affect ability to eat and sleep, self-esteem, speech development and school performance. Catching decay early, combined with solid dental habits, can slow or even reverse the decay process and keep treatment more affordable for families.
Click here to check out the second edition of the State of Little Teeth Report by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry for a wealth of helpful facts and tips for parents.