Thursday, January 13, 2011

Shocking Dental Statistics

Dental Care is still a very neglected form of healthcare in children in the United States.
42% of children 2 to 11 have had Tooth Decay (dental caries) in their primary teeth.
Children 2 to 11 have an average of 1.6 decayed primary teeth and 3.6 decayed primary surfaces.
21% of children 6 to 11 have had Tooth Decay (dental caries) in their permanent teeth.
8% of children 6 to 11 have untreated decay.

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