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National Smile Month 17th May-17th June
Posted on 8 Jun 2021
NATIONAL SMILE MONTH
17th May 2021 - 17th June 2021
HELP KEEP OUR CHILDREN’S SMILES FOR YEARS AHEAD!
69.2% of children in the UK DID NOT SEE A DENTIST last year!
Around one in four, 25% of 5year old children in 2019 had dental decay.
“No child should be born into a world where they have a one-in-four chance of having decayed teeth on their fifth birthday.”
Tooth decay is now the number one reason for hospital admissions among young children.
Official data has revealed an 18% increase in the number of extractions taking place on children in hospitals since 2012, costing the NHS £205 million.
WE CAN PUT AN END TO THIS BY
MAKING POSITIVE DIETARY CHANGES
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