According to the Surgeon General, tooth decay is the single most common childhood disease.

According to the office of the Surgeon General, tooth decay is five times more common than asthma and seven times more common than hay fever. Parents should speak to their pediatricians to learn more about how their child’s oral health can affect their overall health.  With the help of a dentist, parents can take a few simple steps to introduce healthy oral hygiene habits to their children’s at a young age and help  protect their teeth.