Stat!: Youth Tooth Decay Still on the Rise

Percent of young, American children with untreated tooth decay in 2000: 16

Healthy People 2010 goal for percent with untreated decay: 9

Percent with untreated decay now: 20




Source: US Dept. of Health and Human Services, via AP


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A humanistic, holistic dental practice in Northern California, providing integrative, biological, mercury-free dentistry

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