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...

OHK Unveils 2013 Snapshot

Oral Health Kansas announced the launch of a 2013 Kansas Oral Health Snapshot.  The book features data about economic status along with information about the oral health challenges and resources for each of the 105 counties in Kansas. The book can be downloaded here or individual county data can be found...

Dental Hygiene Month

October is National Dental Hygiene Month.  Topeka Periodontics shared these tips on Preventing Periodontal Disease, which includes brushing your teeth, flossing, using mouthwash and knowing your risks.   Post by Topeka Periodontics. The American Dental Hygienists’ Association, along with the...