Did you know by age five about 60 percent of U.S. children will have had tooth decay?
According to the CDC, tooth decay is one of the top chronic infectious diseases among U.S. children. In fact, children miss 51 million school hours each year due to dental problems.
But, the good news is tooth decay is nearly 100 percent preventable. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, or AAPD’s, monster-free mouths movement arms parents and caregivers with tools and important information to help fight the mouth monsters – also known as tooth decay.