The Sad Tooth Truth About Kids in Poverty

by YES! Magazine on Sep 10, 2014 | Views: 178 | Score: 0
Above the federal poverty lineBelow the federal poverty line
Percent of U.S. Children Ages 3-5 with Tooth Decay10.525
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YES! Magazine on Aug 27, 2014 2:48 PM said:

A survey conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics found that in 2009-2010, one quarter of 3-5-year-olds in America living in poverty had untreated dental cavities. There were also higher rates of tooth decay among black and hispanic 3-5-year-olds (~19% for both) than for white children (11%). Here are 23 more facts you should know: