Tooth spoil of P1s during record low

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Dec 26 2012

Child brushing teethDental inspections showed 67% of P1 pupils had no apparent tooth decay

A record series of primary one pupils have no signs of tooth decay, a Scottish supervision has said.

Figures from a inhabitant dental investigation programme, for 2011-12, showed 67% of P1 pupils had no apparent decay, compared to 54% in 2005-06.

The Scottish government’s aim is for 60% of primary ones to have no apparent signs of decay.

This year is a initial time that all 14 health play in Scotland have met a target.

Public health apportion Michael Matheson said: “It is illusory news that record numbers of primary one children have no apparent signs of spoil and, for a initial time, all NHS play have exceeded a target

Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-20842246

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