Weather Forecast


Cavities still chronic Minnesota childhood disease

Email News Alerts

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A new report finds tooth decay is still a chronic problem among Minnesota children.

The Minnesota Department of Health said Tuesday that 55 percent of Minnesota third-graders surveyed in 2010 had cavities. That compares with a national rate of 53 percent for children 6 to 8 years old.


Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Activate your account.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Call 218-855-5897 and we can help you.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
(218) 855-5889