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July 7, 2020 News NewsOral Health

The COVID-19 Effect: ‘Hundreds and Hundreds’ of Children Waiting for Dental Screenings in Orangeville, Shelburne, Dufferin County, Guelph

by Orangeville.com

It’s common for Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health to have a wait list for dental screenings, but the public health department is inundated due to closures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. “Normally, we’re able to get through that list much faster,” said

November 5, 2019 News News

ADA’s Tiny Smiles Program Unveils New Physician Resources

by AAFP

The American Dental Association has released a collection of new tools and resources promoting the importance of oral health in infants and young children as part of its Tiny Smiles dental program. Family physicians are invited to use these resources

October 22, 2019 News News

Children’s Dental Health Continuing To Improve

by BBC News

The number of children in Scotland with no obvious sign of tooth decay has hit a record high. Figures from NHS Scotland show four out of five (80%) P7 children had no obvious decay experience in their permanent teeth in

September 24, 2019 News News

WVU School Of Dentistry Explores Social Impacts On Oral Health

by The Morgantown News

Researchers at the West Virginia School of Dentistry are looking beyond the appointment chair to examine how social support or lack thereof impacts children’s oral health. Daniel McNeil, a researcher for the school, along with colleagues, investigated the relation between

September 21, 2019 News News

Tooth Decay: Parents Are ‘Putting Fizzy Drinks’ In Baby Bottles

by BBC News

Some parents are putting fizzy drinks and sugary milkshakes in babies’ bottles, leading to rotting teeth, a dentist has warned. Last year 21,825 tooth extractions were performed on children, 8% lower than 2014. The Welsh Government said an education scheme

September 18, 2019 News News

Hong Kong Preschoolers Still Have Bad Teeth: Study Urges Government Action And Parent Awareness

by South China Morning Post

The lack of progress in tackling tooth decay among preschool children in Hong Kong has raised concerns about government policy and public awareness of dental services for the young, a study has found. The article, published in the May edition

September 8, 2019 News News

8 In 10 Children In India Suffer From Oral Health Problems: Study

by Express Healthcare News

A new national study by KANTAR IMRB for Colgate-Palmolive (India) revealed that at least 8 out of ten children in India suffer from oral health issues, underscoring the need for immediate action. Some of the major oral health problems found

August 20, 2019 News News

U.S. Regulators Push Back Against Canadian Study On Effects Of Fluoride In Water

by National Post

A study of young children in Canada suggests those whose mothers drank fluoridated tap water while pregnant had slightly lower IQ scores than children whose mothers lived in non-fluoridated cities. But don’t dash for the nearest bottled water yet. Health

August 7, 2019 News NewsOral Health

High Doses Of Vitamin D During Pregnancy Found To Help Child’s Dental Health

by CTV News

Upping vitamin D intake during pregnancy can significantly help the health of the child’s teeth long after birth, according to a new study. Danish researchers started their work in 2009, when more than 300 women were given high doses of

July 19, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Colgate, Ryan’s World Unveil Children’s Oral Care Line

by Drug Store News

Colgate and YouTube star Ryan of Ryan’s World have joined forces with Pocket.watch on a new collection of oral care products for children. The collection, designed by Ryan in conjunction with the oral care company, consists of a powered toothbrush,

July 19, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Parents Say Kids’ Oral Health Not Making The Grade Observes Delta Dental Survey

by Delta Dental

The end of the academic year signals report card time for millions of households across America. Likewise, parents recently assigned grades to the status of their kids’ oral health as a part of the Children’s Oral Health Survey. Few parents

July 1, 2019 News NewsOral Health

BDA Applauds Mayor Khan’s Commitment To Child Oral Health

by British Dental Journal

The British Dental Association (BDA) has applauded recommendations from the London Assembly in their new report ‘Keeping the Tooth Fairy Away’, addressing child oral health inequalities across the capital. The report has backed key recommendations from the BDA, including support

February 5, 2019 News News

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

by Children's Dental Health

Typically the month that celebrates love, history, and heart health, February is also National Children’s Dental Health month, sponsored by the American Dental Association (ADA). At Children’s Dental Health, our dentists and staff are taking this opportunity to share good

February 4, 2019 News News

Almost 40% of American Kids Are Making This Simple Toothpaste Mistake, CDC Says

by Peter Dockrill, Science Alert

We all know that we need to brush our teeth regularly to prevent the risk of cavities and gum disease, but according to a new report by the CDC, it’s possible to have too much of a good thing. Specifically, a new analysis of the

January 17, 2019 News News

Province to Spend Almost $1 Million on Expanded Dental Coverage for Kids

by Taryn Grant, StarMetro Halifax

The government of Nova Scotia says it will now pay for more basic dental treatment for children without private insurance. In a news release Wednesday morning, the province announced an expansion to the Children’s Oral Health Program, which covers children

December 12, 2018 News News

Henry Schein’s 20th Annual Holiday Cheer For Children Program Spreads Joy To Families Around The World

by Henry Schein

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) and Team Schein Members (TSMs) are celebrating the season with more than 1,200 underserved children and their families as part of the Company’s 20th annual Holiday Cheer for Children program, a flagship corporate initiative created

December 6, 2018 News News

School Dental Vans That Illegally X-Rayed Children Are Shut Down

by Rachel Olding & Angus Thompson, The Sydney Morning Herald

A network of mobile dental vans that illegally X-rayed children has been shut down, and a corporate takeover has seen directors sacked on the spot and vans forcefully taken from school grounds in dramatic scenes. However, the new owners who

December 3, 2018 News News

Calls For Action on Sugar After Teen, Children had 45,000 Operations to Remove Teeth Last Year

by Ellen Manning, Yahoo! News

There were more than 45,000 hospital operations to remove teeth from teenagers and children last year, figures show. That equates to around 180 each working day and has sparked calls for immediate action to tackle sugar consumption. UK youngsters are the biggest consumers

November 22, 2018 News News

Changes to Nova Scotia Kids Dental Program Could Be Ready for Early 2019

by Michael Gorman, CBC News

Changes are expected to Nova Scotia’s oral health program for children by the end of January. Health Minister Randy Delorey said Wednesday proposed regulatory changes, reached following talks between his department and officials with the Nova Scotia Dental Association, will go

October 29, 2018 News News

Children with Severe Dental Decay ‘Should be Referred to Safeguarding Teams’

by ITV News

Children found to have severe dental decay should be referred to local safeguarding teams as it may be an indicator of wider neglect, dentistry experts have said. Researchers at London’s King’s College Hospital said two out of five (40%) children