Over 2.4 Billion People Suffer From Untreated Tooth Decay

March 5, 2015 7:36 AM

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Over 2.4 Billion People Suffer From Untreated Tooth Decay

Untreated tooth decay is a problem for more than 2.4 billion people worldwide, with some 190 million new cases forecasted each year, finds a new study in the Journal of Dental Research.

Experts say this is a worryingly large number for a problem that is both well-known and highly preventable.

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