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Dental Health

Feb, 2019

Tooth decay is the leading cause of hospitalisation in UK children, and yet it is easily prevented, so why are the numbers so high? The Dental Health special report, published in The Times, explores this question, with an infographic on our shifting diets and comment on the threat sugar poses to children and their teeth. The report also covers how Instagram could be endangering our smiles, the ways struggling dental practices can stay competitive and the exciting possibilities offered by regenerative dentistry, as well as a call for dentists to prioritise patient care


Diets are changing and children are now exposed to more sugar than ever before. With a standard chocolate bar containing more sugar than a child's daily recommended allowance, it is vital that kids, and more importantly their parents, are educated about good oral care and the dangers of consuming too much of the sweet stuff