Dental News: Sweets and children’s teeth.

An online poll conducted by the British Dental Health Foundation has shown that
parents are taking action against traditional sugar based sweets with almost 50% of those surveyed
saying they had would seriously consider giving their children a healthier sugar free alternative.
Statistics revealed earlier in the year showed that 26,000 primary school aged children were admitted
to hospital due to tooth decay in the last 12 months.

Christmas can be a high risk period for children’s dental health.