22 January 2020
New analysis finds that one in ten (10%) kids go away major college with out important life abilities, like brushing their teeth1.
The research, performed by Tic Watches, concerned 500 dad and mom and revealed that this important oral well being ability is only one of quite a lot of primary abilities that hundreds of major college leavers lack as they head towards their teenage years.
Following these outcomes, the Oral Well being Basis is looking for higher consideration to be paid to the oral well being of younger kids throughout the UK.
Dr Nigel Carter OBE, Chief Government of the Oral Well being Basis, says: “Studying to brush our tooth must be one of many first life abilities we be taught as children and carry ahead with us as we get older.
“It’s by no means too early to be taught in regards to the significance of excellent oral well being and all elements of how one can obtain a great hygiene.
“By the age of 11, kids ought to have the ability to brush their very own tooth, twice every day with a fluoride toothpaste. The …