Kids’ oral health efforts work – but we need to do more

Children’s oral health has long been a problem in Washington. Historically, the rates of decay in our state have been higher than in other states. However, a new survey shows we may have turned the corner.

Read more at the Yakima Herald-Republic

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Oral health critical for kids

Dental disease can be a serious problem for our children. A child whose mouth is hurting can’t eat or sleep properly, has difficulty paying attention in school and may experience future health problems. In some cases, dental problems such as abscesses have led to death.

Read more at The Spokesman-Review

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