Posts Tagged ‘children’s poor oral health’

Bradford Children Have The Worst Oral Health in Yorkshire

Bradford Children Have The Worst Oral Health in Yorkshire

Concerns are growing over standards of oral health in Bradford, as research confirmed that youngsters in the city have the worst oral health in Yorkshire. Members of the Bradford Health and wellbeing Board heard that children in the city have extremely poor standards of oral health in comparison to other parts of Yorkshire and the […]


Dental Health Linked To Performance At School

Dental Health Linked To Performance At School

A new study has linked poor oral health to poor performance in the classroom. Research carried out by the Ostrow School of Dentistry of the University of Southern California revealed that oral health has a direct impact on performance at school. Researchers analysed data from 1,500 children from disadvantaged backgrounds; information about children attending elementary […]


Figures Reveal Children in Leicester have Worst Teeth in the UK

Figures Reveal Children in Leicester have Worst Teeth in the UK

Recent figures have revealed that children in Leicester have the worst teeth in the UK. The findings, published by the Dental Observatory and the North West Public Health Observatory, show that the average five-year-old child living in Leicester has at least two rotten or filled teeth, which is significantly higher than the national average of […]