Studying the Long Term Effects Of Early Preventative Oral Care For Children

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Studying the Long Term Effects Of Early Preventative Oral Care For Children

Data published recently suggests a rise in the number of children under five suffering from dental cavities and tooth decay.
In response to this, a study has been carried out to investigate links between oral care in the early years of a child’s life and the care received in later childhood.
Outcomes from this study suggest that early preventative care before the age of two does impact the child’s oral health later in life. However, scientists have stated that the evidence is by no means conclusive.
The study did not include information on oral health behaviours such as teeth brushing.

Read the full story here: http://news.dental/2017/03/08/lasting-effects-early-preventive-dental-care/

Dr. Biju Philip

Dr. Philip (GMC No: 6072826) is a medical doctor with more than 20 years experience, of which 13 years has been in the field of Anaesthetics and Critical Care. He has also undergone extensive training in Dental Sedation and Facial Aesthetics, including Botox and dermal filler treatments, which he now practices in our dental surgery in Exning. He also works as an Anaesthetist at West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St. Edmunds.