Widespread oral health problems among Navajo, study shows

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Despite some modest improvements, poor oral health remains a major problem in the Navajo Nation and among American Indians overall, a new study shows. The study showed that 69.5 percent of Navajo children had untreated tooth decay. While that’s better than the 82.9 percent in 1999, it’s still unacceptably high.

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