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Sugar tax linked to fall in child tooth extractions in hospitals – the profession reacts
Last week, a study suggested that the sugar tax may have reduced the amount of child hospital admissions for tooth…
‘Unfair and unjust’ – tooth extractions key reason for hospital admissions among young children
New data shows that tooth extractions is still the most common reason for hospital admission in children aged between six…
Tooth extractions in Scotland increase by more than a quarter
Statistics from Public Health Scotland show that the number of tooth extractions in Scotland have risen by over a quarter…
Dentistry Scotland
‘Crying at night’ – nine-year-old girl waits nine months for tooth extraction
A nine-year-old girl has waited nine months for dental treatment – and is still yet to be seen. In a…
Teenager dies from heart infection after visiting dentist
Daniel Elton, 18, died after contracting an infection after he had his tooth removed The teenager died from a heart infection…
‘Scandalous’ figures prompt call for better oral health education
The British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy (BSDHT) is calling for urgent implementation of better oral health education to help stop…
Oral health
Dental therapy and hygiene students help raise awareness of children’s oral health
A group of dental therapy and hygiene students have been working with national charity Action for Children to help prevent tooth decay…
Oral health
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