New study shows an increase in cavities among Utah children

Posted at 2:43 PM, Dec 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-15 16:43:01-05

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - The Utah Department of Health released its 2015-2016 survey on the Oral Health Status of Utah's children.

Among other findings, the report shows an increase in cavities among Utah children ages 6 to 9 and in first through fourth grades.

Dr. Kim Michelson, the State Dental Director for the Utah Department of Health, joined Max and Tamara on Fox 13 News, Live at Four, to talk about the findings in the new survey.