Did you know pediatric dental disease is 5 times more common than asthma and 7 times more common than hay fever?
Left untreated, pediatric dental disease can lead to malnourished, bacterial infections, required emergency surgery, and even death. Dental disease has been linked to heart disease, stroke, diabetes, pneumonia, poor pregnancy outcomes, and dementia.
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According to the Academy of General Dentistry, more than 51 million school hours are lost each year due to dental-related illnesses. Despite these numbers, many children still do not visit the dentist.
In addition, almost 50 percent of tooth decay remains untreated in low-income children, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). [Read more…] about Sacramento Family Dental Care & Kid’s Tooth Decay