A disturbing trend seems to be occurring in America...young kids getting cavities in record numbers, to the point of needing anesthesia at the dentist's office to complete major procedures like root canals!

Unhealthy snacks with tons of sugar along with the busy lives of American parents may be to blame as many parents say they don't always "supervise" their kids brushing their teeth.

For the stats and details on this story, visit CNBC here.