Last Day! 20% Off All Dental Savings Plans. Hurry Ends Tonight! Use Code SALE306
Adults are not the only people who suffer without dental insurance, but their children as well. A 2007 study published in the Journal of the American Dental Association found that 6.3 million children lacked dental insurance, which was 2.6 times the number of children who did not have medical insurance. Furthermore, the study discovered that many kids without dental insurance do not receive preventive dental care. Recently, The Plain Dealer published an article explaining how insufficient dental care is affecting children.
According to the news source, for the first time in 40 years America is a experiencing a rise in the number of children who have cavities.
"After decades of declining numbers, thanks largely to the practice of water fluoridation that began in the late 1940s, the trend is reversing. Dentists across the country are reporting seeing more preschoolers, at all income levels, with six to 10 cavities, or more," stated the information provider.
The news source spoke to Marie Simon, D.D.S., who said that energy drinks are partially to blame for this increase in cavities. It's important for children to eat right and visit the dentist regularly to improve their dental health.
© 2012 Brafton Inc.
The materials and articles published on DentalPlans.com are for informational purposes only. Although DentalPlans.com strives to be accurate and complete, the information is provided without liability for errors. DentalPlans.com does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information, text graphics, links, or other items contained on DentalPlans.com.
DentalPlans.com expressly disclaims liability for errors or omissions in these materials and DentalPlans.com makes no commitment to update the information on DentalPlans.com.
DentalPlans.com expressly disclaims all liability for the use or interpretation by others of information on DentalPlans.com. Decisions based on information contained on DentalPlans.com are the sole responsibility of the visitors, and visitors agree to hold DentalPlans.com and its Affiliates harmless against any claims for damages arising from decisions visitors make on such information.
Nothing on DentalPlans.com constitutes medical advice or other forms of advice. DentalPlans.com assumes no responsibility for material created or published by third parties linked to DentalPlans.com with or without DentalPlans.com’s knowledge.