“Fifty-six percent of the nation’s children did not see a dentist in 2009. That same year, a full 86 percent did not receive a dental sealant or topical fluoride treatment, two measures shown to greatly reduce cavities, according to the study, published Sept. 12 in the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.”

Startling statistics outline a report by oral health

How to help? Educate your patients about sealants. Share this helpful American Dental Association quiz to promote awareness on the topic: