Sue Schmitz is Director of Marketing and Corporate Sponsorships at Oral Health America.
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May 12, 2014
In our ongoing conversation about health and healthcare, we often forget to mention dental health. Did you know tooth decay is the number one chronic disease of children? According to the Center for Disease Control, tooth decay affects more than one-fourth of U.S. children aged 2 to 5 years and half of those aged 12 to 15. It’s even worse for lower-income families. About half of these kids and two-thirds of those aged 12 to 19 had or do have decay issues. If you have ever suffered through a tooth ache, you know how painful they can be. For our children, untreated cavities can cause pain, bad...