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27 Sept 2018

San Dentist Avanti Karve discusses the importance of oral health on 2GB

In 2010, 48% of 12 year olds had experienced decay in their permanent teeth.

30% of Australians currently go without regular dental care due to cost, unavailability of services or other barriers and this can lead to a range of other health problems.

In 2015-2016 an estimated $9 billion was spent on oral health. The majority of this spending was on the treatment of oral diseases which can be avoided through proper dental care.

San Dentist Avanti Karve discusses the importance of oral health on 2GB with Steve Price answering questions on fluoride, dental decay and special needs dentistry. 

 

Listen to the podcast here

    


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