Childhood Tooth Decay & Removal: The Facts

By Steve / September 8th, 2015

Although there has been a reduction in the number of cavities present in children’s teeth over the last decade, a recent study has highlighted that almost 50% of eight-year-olds have signs of decay in their milk teeth. This seems almost unfathomable as tooth decay is over 90% preventable.

As oral health affects the health and well-being of children and their families, we have put together a helpful infographic to highlight the severity of the childhood tooth decay and how this may be prevented.


Childhood Tooth Decay Scotland Infographic

Last updated May 2nd, 2018