Tooth decay in preschoolers on the rise

cavities in preschoolers

Soaring rates of 2 to 5 year olds with tooth decay.

There has been “a huge increase” in little kids who need general anesthesia for dental procedures, including tooth extractions, crowns and even root canals as dentists are seeing so many preschoolers with cavities and severe tooth decay (6 to 10 cavities or more), according to a report from The New York Times.

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