49% of people ages 1-20 have received a preventive dental care visit (C)
66% of third-graders have cavities or fillings (F)
Singleton said it’s important for children to brush twice a day, floss each day and visit a dentist twice a year. Choosing water as much as possible over sugary drinks and foods is key, too.
She said there are a great deal of oral health needs in the state.
“The key is getting kids trained up early on to value their oral health,” Singleton said. “To know that they’re going to keep those teeth for a lifetime, to expect