Did You Know?

Kayaking for a Kause works diligently to raise awareness of the severity behind dental disease and the crucial importance of early detection.

Did You Know?

  • A simple tooth decay can be fatal

  • An estimated 17 million children in America go without dental care each year.

  • Pain and infection caused by tooth decay can lead to problems in eating, speaking and learning.
  • Dental care is the most prevalent, unmet health need of children in the United States.

  • About 1 of 5 children age 5 to 11 years have at least one untreated decayed tooth
  • Left untreated, pediatric dental disease can lead to malnourishment, bacterial infections, required emergency surgery and even death.

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INFORMATION SOURCES AMERICAN DENTAL ASSOCIATION: HTTP://WWW.ADA. ORG/EN/PUBLIC-PROGRAMS/NATIONAL-CHILDRENSDENTAL-HEALTH-MONTH/
NATIONAL CHILDREN’S ORAL HEALTH FOUNDATION:HTTP://WWW.NCOHF.ORG/RESOURCES/TOOTH-DECAY-FACTS
CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC)

 

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