Fox2: CDC: Seniors May Have More New Teeth Decay Than Children

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October 18, 2016


Seems like every day you need to remind kids they have to brush their teeth, but now it looks like grandma and grandpa need the words of advice even more.

The Center for Disease Control says seniors may actually have higher rates of new tooth decay or cavities than children. This is mostly in part due to the lack of care available to them. Studies show more than 25 percent of seniors haven’t seen a dentist in five years.

Please read the full article and watch the video on Fox 2 Detroit.