As hard as it may be to believe, a child's visit to the dentist can be an easy and enjoyable experience! The major reason for this turnabout is that tooth decay, formerly the most common of human diseases, is fast becoming a thing of the past.

Studies have shown that water fluoridation has reduced the rate of tooth decay by 20-40%. Many of today's children are cavity-free, which is a huge success story in modern preventive healthcare.