October 18, 2019
by Belfast Telegraph
Three times as many children in Northern Ireland have endured the trauma of operations to remove rotting teeth than those in England, a leading dental organisation has said.
More than 82,000 baby teeth were removed from babies and children in Northern Ireland between 2014/15 and 2017/18, according to statistics from the Health and Social Care Board.
A further 10,046 adult teeth were extracted from older children due to dental decay during the same four-year period.
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