KinderCampers get tooth checkup by Coconino Health District

| July 6, 2016

By Wendy HowellWilliams News

WILLIAMS, Ariz. – According to the Arizona Dental Association, 52 percent of Arizona kindergarteners have a history of tooth decay as compared to the national average of 36 percent. Approximately 28 percent of Arizona’s kindergarten and third grade children have untreated tooth decay as compared to the national average of 22 percent.

Coconino County Public Health Services District (CCPHSD) employees Jenny Garcia and Katie Bassett are hoping to change those statistics.

Garcia and Bassett visited the Williams Elementary-Middle School KinderCamp June 16 to screen the incoming kindergartners for tooth decay and other tooth problems.

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