Posts Tagged ‘Children’s dental health’

New children’s dental health campaign launches in Ipswich

New children’s dental health campaign launches in Ipswich

A new children’s dental health campaign has launched in Ipswich. The Mayor of Ipswich was joined by council members and dental professionals at Cliff Lane Primary School for the launch of a brand new scheme, which is designed to bring rates of decay down. The pilot project, which is part of the Keep Suffolk Smiling […]


New report shows more children in Dundee have tooth decay

New report shows more children in Dundee have tooth decay

A new report suggests that the proportion of children in Dundee who have tooth decay has increased. New figures show that fewer children are free from tooth decay now compared to 2 years ago. Statistics from the National Dental Inspection Programme revealed that there has been a decrease of more than 10% in the number […]


Stop the rot! Dentists back fresh calls to tackle sugar consumption in the wake of new decay figures

Stop the rot! Dentists back fresh calls to tackle sugar consumption in the wake of new decay figures

Dentists are backing fresh calls to try and reduce sugar consumption in the wake of the publication of alarming figures. New statistics show that twice as many children under 10 were treated in hospital for dental decay than a broken arm in 2016/2017. Figures analysed by the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College […]


New figures confirm dental health gap between children from poor and affluent backgrounds in Scotland

New figures confirm dental health gap between children from poor and affluent backgrounds in Scotland

New figures show that there is still a gap in standards of oral health between children from poor and affluent backgrounds in Scotland. Although there have been improvements, rates of decay are still higher in children from less wealthy families. Statistics obtained as part of the National Dental Inspection Programme and published by Information Services […]


  “Tooth Fairy” Dentist Asks Children to Send Him Their Baby Teeth To Test Effect of Fluoride

 “Tooth Fairy” Dentist Asks Children to Send Him Their Baby Teeth To Test Effect of Fluoride

  A Dentist in Victoria, Australia has asked for children and parents to send him baby teeth that have fallen out to aid in a new investigation looking into the effects fluoridation of water has made on children’s dental health. Maurice White, based in Melbourne has asked specifically for baby molar teeth that have fallen […]


Glasgow children waiting up to 6 months for treatment for severe decay, new figures suggest

Glasgow children waiting up to 6 months for treatment for severe decay, new figures suggest

Children in Greater Glasgow and Clyde are waiting up to six months for treatment for severe decay, new figures suggest. Provisional statistics obtained by the British Dental Association suggest that waiting times for urgent dental treatment range from 12 weeks to 6 months. Research also claims that children in Dumfries and Galloway, Highland and Forth […]


Jodie Kidd teams up with the Big Brush Up dental campaign to promote healthy smiles for children

Jodie Kidd teams up with the Big Brush Up dental campaign to promote healthy smiles for children

Model Jodie Kidd has teamed up with the Big Brush Up dental campaign to promote healthy smiles for children. The model and mum of 5-year old Indio, has lent her support to the campaign, which is run by Denplan in association with Simplyhealth Professionals. Jodie has long been a supporter of oral health campaigns and […]


1 in 3 children suffer from tooth decay in Tayside

1 in 3 children suffer from tooth decay in Tayside

Shocking figures have revealed that almost a third of children in Tayside suffer from tooth decay. More than 30 percent of children in the region have signs of decay, according to research published by Dundee City Council’s Children and Family Services Committee. The problem has contributed to more than 700 hospital admissions and the report […]


Weston-Super-Mare Dentists Share Concerns for Children’s Dental Health

Weston-Super-Mare Dentists Share Concerns for Children’s Dental Health

A dental duo from Weston-super-Mare has shared concerns for children’s dental health after a survey produced some alarming statistics. The study, by children’s charity Action for Children, revealed that a fifth of children in the region have poor oral hygiene. The survey also showed that almost 20 percent of children only brushed once a day […]


Doncaster Public Health Experts Bemoan the State of Dental Health Among Children

Doncaster Public Health Experts Bemoan the State of Dental Health Among Children

Public health experts in Doncaster have been left disappointed after figures revealed that the town has one of the worst rates of childhood decay. Figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre show that more than 830 children aged under 10 years old were treated in hospital for dental decay last year. The statistics […]