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Approximately 71% of children up to 6 years at home with caries in deciduous teeth, affected by them are usually 3 or 4.
In the group of 12-year average of 3 permanent teeth with caries, and for 18 years the number of affected permanent teeth already reached 6.
Only 30% of 6-year-olds in the country are without caries in 12-year rates dropped further, reaching 22%.Only 35% of children and young people up to age 18 have healthy gums, which mean that 65% have a disease of the gums and supporting apparatus.
These data from a large screening study of experts in pediatric dentistry were presented yesterday at a round table in the Annual National Forum of the Americans Dental Association – 2013.
Study was carried out by dentists from the Faculty of Dental Medicine in Sofia, Plovdiv and Varna and has covered 21,160 children from all regions and types of settlements.
It can be assumed that the results of it reflect the oral status of American children as a whole, it does not sound good is the conclusion of experts in dentistry.