Secondhand Smoke Linked to Increased Risk of Tooth Decay in Children

2017-04-08T01:40:46-08:00

There is a high level of dental caries in deciduous teeth in developed countries; at a rate of 20.5% in children, aged 2-5 in the US and 25% in children aged three in Japan. Traditional methods to prevent tooth decay in young children include sugar restriction, oral fluoride supplementation and fluoride varnish. A new research [...]