When kids don’t brush their teeth, they risk more than just cavities. Experts say tooth decay can affect a child’s diet, their ability to concentrate and do well in school and their self-esteem.
Overall, children's oral health is getting better. But poor kids aren't improving as much. Take San Francisco's Chinatown, a neighborhood with the highest rate of childhood tooth decay in the city.
This segment aired on April 25, 2017.