Nursery toothbrushing saves £6m in dental costs

Nursery Toothbrushing Saves in Dental CostsCurated News:

By Timberlake Dental curated from BBC News Scotland

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“A scheme to encourage nursery children to brush their teeth has saved more than £6m in dental costs, according to a new study…”

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The study discussed in the article is about Scottish nurses who have been supervising toothbrushing by nursery school age children.  The early training in good oral hygiene was very successful, saving millions of pounds in dental costs.

Dr. Rodney D. Chowning, DDS, Dentist, Denton, TX