06 March 2019 – Telegraph
Almost 9 out of 10 child hospital tooth extractions due to decay
06 March 2019 – Gov.uk
New figures reveal that over 100 children a day are having rotting teeth removed in hospital, when nine in ten cases could have been prevented.
Children aged five and under accounted for 14,545 tooth extractions in 2017/18 in England, with most of those – 12,783 – being the result of tooth decay.