47% of all dental-related attendances at pediatric emergency rooms in the United States were due to dental abscesses.
Source: Jundt J and Gutta R, Characteristics and Cost Impact of Severe Odontogenic Infections, PEAK, Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, Supplement to May/June issue of Dispatch Magazine.
Hans Skariah, B.Sc., DMD
Promenade Court Dental Health Group in Mississauga
2233 Hurontario St., Mississauga, ON, Canada
(1/2 km north of the QEW in the Dome Building)