OVER the past 30 years children’s
oral health has improved
“markedly” according to a new
Titled Child Dental Health Survey
Australia 2007: 30-year trends in
child oral health the report found
that between 1977 and the mid
1990’s the number of deciduous
(baby) teeth affected by caries
halved in children aged six.
Meanwhile caries in the
permanent teeth of children aged
12 declined even more
dramatically—in 1993, children
aged 12 had less than one-quarter
the number of teeth affected by
caries than in 1977.
Interestingly the report also
picked up an emerging trend, ...
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