Childhood tooth decay or caries as is the clinical term, is the most prevelant disease amongest children ages 2-11. The only comforting factor in this revelation is that the disease is totally preventable. With the appropriate education and discipline, children can fight off this disease. Brushing 2 times a day for 2 mins and flossing before bedtime is all that is required. Seems easy enough, but the reality of the everyday battle against the disease shows slow progress. Check out today's link from the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry for a few tips and tricks to get your kids into the brushing and flossing habit.