CDC Data Shows Early Childhood Caries Trending Down

Originally posted by the American Dental Association. CDC data presented at an Oct. 23-24 dental conference shows a downward trend in early childhood caries in the United States.  “Untreated decay is now on a downward trend,” Dr. Bruce Dye, dental epidemiology officer at the Centers for Disease Control...

Child Safety is Goal of Image Gently Campaign

Originally posted by the American Dental Association: Read more ADA News. Children are not tiny adults. This distinction may get lost chairside — during imaging, for instance. With that reality in mind, a new campaign starting Sept. 24 will urge dentists to Image Gently. Image Gently is a campaign of the...

New AAP Recommendation

The American Academy of Pediatrics recently released new recommendations about preventing the most common chronic illness in childhood: dental caries. The recommendations states that all children should start using fluoridated toothpaste as soon as the first tooth appears. Previous recommendations called for...

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