Tooth Decay Among Preschool Children on the Rise

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Tooth Decay in Children

Americans of all ages continue to experience improvements in their oral health. However, tooth decay in primary (baby) teeth increased among children aged 2 to 5 years, according to a report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Based on data from CDC's National Center for Health Statistics, the report, "Trends in Oral Health Status - United States, 1988