Rise in tooth ex­trac­tions

The Press and Journal (Aberdeenshire) - - NEWS -

The num­ber of tooth ex­trac­tions in hospi­tal for chil­dren aged four and un­der has risen by al­most a quar­ter in the last decade, fig­ures show.

Data ob­tained by the Fac­ulty of Den­tal Surgery at the Royal Col­lege of Sur­geons (RCS) shows a 24% rise in ex­trac­tions in this age group.

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