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Safeguarding children and young people
Obesity and caries in children
   1 h   towards your annual CPD requirement
CPD development outcome:  C
Author:  British Society of Paediatric Dentistry
First Upload:  16/03/2021
Professional interest(s):  Safeguarding
Relevant For:
Dentist
Dental therapist
Dental hygienist
Orthodontic therapist
Clinical dental technician
Dental nurse
Dental technician
Orthodontic nurse
Specialist
Course details

Childhood obesity and dental decay are highly prevalent, multifactorial conditions that pose major public health challenges. They are more common among children and families living in deprived areas of the United Kingdom (UK).

Aims and objectives

This paper aims to update the reader of the excellent work being done by the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry.