sealant http://wfae.org en State Fights Tooth Decay But Fails Report http://wfae.org/post/state-fights-tooth-decay-fails-report <p></p><p>Sink your teeth into this: about half of all children will have tooth decay before the age of 12. A common procedure called a dental sealant can extract most of that risk. But a new report gives North Carolina, along with only five other states, an “F” for its use of dental sealants. The failing mark stems partially from the lack of sealants administered in high need schools, but also specific grading criteria that state officials say does not score North Carolina’s accomplishments.</p><p></p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 15:03:58 +0000 Ben Bradford 19463 at http://wfae.org State Fights Tooth Decay But Fails Report