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Childhood Obesity Prevention in the Dental Office
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True or False: Obesity is the most common childhood disease
- Obesity is 5x more common than asthma
- 8x more common than hay fever
How many school hours are lost annually due to poor oral health?
What are some of the impacts that oral health has on children?
- Poor feeding
- Poor Speech
- Poor self-esteem
- Poor school performance
What systemic disease can oral spirochetes lead to?
What systemic disease can Campylobacter rectus lead to?
What systemic disease can many Gram (-) bacteria lead to?
What systemic disease can Porphyromonas gingivalis lead to?
What systemic disease can oral inflammation lead to?
What is Obesity?
A disorder involving excessive body fat that increases the risk of health problems
What percentage of children ages 2 to 19 are obese?
True or False: 7 of 10 states with the highest rates of obesity are in the North
False: 7 of the highest states are in the South
Which race/ethnicity has the highest obesity rate for children ages 2 to 19?
True or False: Obesity is higher amongst children of parents with less than 12yrs education are 3.1 times higher than parents with a college degree
What is the prevalence of obesity in children living 100% below the povery line?
There is 2.7 times greater chance for childre living below 100% poverty to be obese
What is the 5 year ROI on $10 per person community based investment?
- $5 billion on Medicare
- $1.9 billion on Medicaid
- $9.1 billion on othe insurance companies
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