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Parents ‘significantly impact’ children’s development of oral habits
Parents can significantly impact the development of healthy oral habits for their children by modelling healthy behaviours for them.  This…
Oral health
Vaping linked to a higher risk of tooth decay
Patients who use vaping devices are more likely to develop decay, new research has found, showing a ‘significant difference’ in…
Oral health
Waste from sugarcane production to tackle tooth decay, obesity and diabetes
A new collaborative research project between the UK and India led by Aberystwyth University, aims to transform waste streams from…
Some yoghurts contain more sugar than cola
Some yoghurts contain more sugar per 100g than cola, a new study from Leeds University has shown. Despite often advertised…
Oral health
Sugar tax could reduce cases of tooth decay by 270,000
The sugar tax could help reduce tooth decay by around 270,000 cases every year, a new study has shown. The…
Oral health
All children should have access to a dentist
The British Society of Paediatric Dentistry (BSPD) is supporting a call by the British Dental Association (BDA) for tooth decay…
Oral health
Say cheese: tips for a photo perfect smile
To celebrate National Smile Month (16 May – 16 June), Dr Bruno Silva from Brighton Implant Clinic has shared his top 10…
Oral health
More severe decay in special schools
Children in special schools have fewer decayed teeth than children in mainstream schools but those affected have more severe decay.…
Oral health
Michael Watson reports on the latest news about three-year-old children with tooth decay
Do you want the good news or the bad news? Good – 88% of three-year-old children have no visible tooth…
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