Tagged: dental health

Nail-biting thumb-suckers less prone to allergies - Unsorted

John Kerr Jul 12, 2016

Children who engage in thumb-sucking and nail-biting are more likely to grow up to be free of some allergies, according to new research from the long-running Dunedin Study. The world-famous study has followed a cohort of over a thousand children born in Dunedin in the early 1970’s, allowing unprecedented insights into what makes us into who we are (and is currently … Read More

Korean community water fluoridation supported by new evidence - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Apr 28, 2016

New scientific evidence for the effectiveness of community water fluoridation (CWF) is appearing all the time. So that is hardly news – but I just thought it worth mentioning this latest example from Korea because I get told again and again that there is no evidence to show CWF is effective in improving oral health. This latest Korean study was reported … Read More

Water fluoridation effective – new study - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott May 11, 2015

A recent Australian study shows community water fluoridation (CWF)  has a beneficial effect on oral health, even after taking into account the known effects of socioeconomic status and sugar consumption. This is important because anti-fluoride propagandists are always pushing the mistaken claim that CWF is based only on “old science” and that “the science establishment” … … Continue reading … Read More

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