teeth create suffering, disfigurement and emotional distress.
infection is not only painful, but can spread to other
parts of the body.
with pronounced decay may need to be put to sleep for
Tooth decay is currently the single most common chronic childhood
disease. It is a "silent epidemic." While decay is
practically 100% preventable with proper care, left unchecked
it can lead to serious problems and life-threatening infections
and/or treatment in a hospital setting.
Operation Stop Decay aims to remedy the problem
of childhood decay through prevention and education. This is
a disease that can be stopped.