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New Research Identifies Alarming Trends In Oral Health Of Australians

November 9, 2019
by Mirage News

New research, commissioned by the Oral Health Advisory Panel (OHAP), has revealed some worrying insights into Australians’ oral health habits, many valuing appearance over the health of their teeth and parents being unaware of the guidelines when it comes to the oral health of their children.

76% of parents are unaware of when they should take their baby to see a dentist, 77% of parents are mistakenly allowing their young children to brush their own teeth much too early, and a staggering 92% of Australian adults are unaware of what the early stages of tooth decay look like.

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