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

September 18, 2019
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 of the Hong Kong Medical Journal, also pointed out that oral health of children remains unsatisfactory, and the city’s public dental health services are not being sufficiently utilised. It said “much improvement” is needed to tackle gum diseases such as gingivitis.

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