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(University of Gothenburg) Talking about dental health with children and parents - about what is healthy and unhealthy for your teeth - can be one way to prevent children from developing overweight. This is suggested in a thesis from Sahlgrenska Academy on children's diet, BMI and well-being.
Original Article: A focus on dental health can protect children from developing overweightNEXT ARTICLE
Dentistry is the study, management and treatment of diseases and conditions affecting the mouth, jaw, teeth and their supporting tissues (Oxford Medical Dictionary) The work of a dentist ranges from regular patient check-up to orthodontics and surgery....
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