How to slow and prevent childhood tooth decay

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MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Tooth decay is the leading chronic childhood disease in the United States, affecting children of all ages and backgrounds.

Amr M. Moursi, D.D.S., Ph.D. and President of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry joined us on Tuesday, Jan. 31 to discuss the issue and how to help slow it down, both in the home and by having a pediatric dentist.

Pediatric dentists are specialists trained to diagnose, treat, and prevent tooth decay and other oral health issues in children. They work with kids from infancy to adolescence to address oral health problems early, helping prevent more serious problems from developing and improve a child's overall health.

More information can be found by visiting MyChildrensTeeth.org.

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