Tooth decay crisis: Dentists plead with parents to reduce children’s sugar intake

The Sydney Morning Herald – Esther Han

Dentists are pleading with parents to cut the amount of sugar in their children’s lunch boxes, as figures show NSW is in the grips of a child tooth decay crisis. More than 100 children are having multiple rotting teeth extracted, filled and capped under general anaesthetic each week, the latest NSW hospitalisation data shows. (more)

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