National Children’s Dental Health Month
More than 40 percent of children have tooth decay by the time they enter kindergarten.
That’s a startling statistic but it’s true. Tooth decay or Early Childhood Caries (ECC) is the single most common chronic childhood disease affecting children today in the US. Tooth decay can compromise the health, development and quality of life in children both short and long term.
Oral health issues, such as tooth decay can cause: