Oral health plan launched

The Welsh Government is launching its new 5 year National Oral Health Plan.

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New oral health plan launched across Wales

The plan aims to improve oral health inequalities across Wales Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Archive

Wales' Chief Dental Officer will today launch the Welsh Government's new 5-year National Oral Health Plan.

It outlines the agenda for improving oral health inequalities across Wales.

It comes as new figures from the Welsh Oral Health Information Unit show that just over 41% of children in Wales currently experience dental decay.

Wales' Chief Dental Officer, David Thomas, says that whilst the figure is too high, it does mark a decrease of 6% since 2007/8.

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