pediatric dentistry http://kbia.org en Why Missouri is falling short on children's dental health http://kbia.org/post/why-missouri-falling-short-childrens-dental-health <p>The Pew Charitable Trust’s Center on the States<a href="http://www.pewstates.org/research/reports/falling-short-85899434875#factsheets" target="_blank"> recently released a report or oral health </a>that didn’t speak too highly of Missouri. On an A through F scale,<a href="http://www.pewstates.org/research/state-fact-sheets/missouri-falling-short-85899440191" target="_blank"> it gave the state a D</a> for its efforts to provide access to dental sealants for high-need kids. Dental sealants are plastic coatings put on children’s molars after they first come in that help prevent decay. Wed, 23 Jan 2013 19:36:26 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 27720 at http://kbia.org Why Missouri is falling short on children's dental health