Cavities plaguing Nova Scotian children — Dental Association: Prevention, consistency, care keys to healthy smiles

2017-05-01 | The Chronicle Herald

Too much sugar, not enough dental visits, sloppy brushing and flossing — or maybe a combination of all three? The Nova Scotia Dental Association just released its annual report on childhood oral health.

 

It seems many Nova Scotia children suffer from oral pain as a result of preventable dental disease. This can make it difficult for them to sleep and perform well in school, and it can also affect their growth and socialization. By the age of six, 36 per cent of Nova Scotian children have cavities.

 

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