Primary Education News

22 Oct '14

News Should schools be responsible for children's dental health?

The health advisory body Nice has said that nurseries and primary schools should think about taking responsibility for teeth-brushing and oral hygiene. A public health survey reported that 12% of three-year-olds in England suffer from rotten teeth and that in some parts of the country, half of five-year-olds have decay or fillings. Should schools step in and look after children's dental health? Continue reading...

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