There was a time in the 50’s and 60’s when prevention really took off in dentistry, setting the profession as a role model in health care. However, like the effects of fluoride, this approach plateaued and we seem to have lost our momentum. Perhaps because of our intense focus on the highly technical aspect of restoring teeth?
While there has been a many folds increase in money spent towards oral care, tooth decay is still the number one childhood disease of the 21st century, 5 times more prevalent than asthma. So here is my question to you: what would The Scarecrow short animation picture look like if we applied the above facts to the creation of a dentist version of it?