The worrying rise in tooth decay in children
One in every eight children aged three suffers from tooth decay, stark new figures show. Some 12% of three-year-olds in England have decaying teeth as parents increasingly give their children sugary foods and drinks, health officials warned. These youngsters have an average of three teeth that are decayed, missing or filled, Public Health England (PHE) found.
We talk to partner and clinical director at Toothbeary Practice Richmond, Dr Nicole Sturzenbaum to hear her top tips for promoting good dental health in children.
Have your children had similar problems? How do you get them to brush their teeth? We want to hear your experiences and tips, and we may read some of them out on air.