Category: Oral Health

The New York Times and Oral Health

Today’s New York Times runs a story headlined Boom Times for U.S. Dentists, But Not for Americans’ Teeth: Previously unreleased figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that in 2003 and 2004, the most recent years with data available, 27 percent of children and 29 percent of adults had cavities going untreated. Read More >

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New Report on Oral Health

 Americans of all ages continue to experience improvements in their oral health. However, tooth decay in primary (baby) teeth increased among children aged 2 to 5 years, according to a report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Based on data from CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics, the report, “Trends Read More >

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