Dental surgeons call for sugar-free schools to tackle scourge of child tooth decay

Lucy Stock, dentist at Gentle Dental Care in Belfast, says dental surgeons are calling on schools to think about their sugar policy and to be encouraged to become sugar free

Children should be taught about healthy eating at school, not given sugary 'treats' as rewards and for dessert
Lucy Stock
IS THIS the beginning of the end for Friday sweets to reward the top table in the classroom? Should we even be connecting doing well in school with sweet food rewards? Does any child in 2019 need a su[...]

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