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Your Child's Dental Health Depends On You!

Posted by Ronel Van Der Spuy on Oct 13, 2015 3:09:00 PM

Childrens_Oral_health_tips_2In 2013-14 46500 children were admitted to hospital for dental caries, mostly children between 5 and 9 years of age. Dental decay is preventable.

Poor oral health leads to infection, toothache and difficulty in eating, speaking and sleeping.

Improve your child’s oral health by
  • Registering your child with a NHS dentist in Newbury for children when their first tooth appear.
  • Take your child to visit your dentist regularly
  • Supervise your child brushing and flossing until they are 8 years old.
  • Healthy diet avoiding sugar and acid foods and drinks

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