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Concern over rotten tooth cases in children

Doctors are calling for urgent action to reduce the number of children needing to have rotten teeth removed in hospital.

The Royal College of Surgeons says 26,000 youngsters needed such operations in the past year and suggests warnings could be put on the packaging of fizzy drinks and sweets.

Alexandra Mackenzie reports.

  • 12 Jul 2015
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