Log In
Tuesday 23rd January 2018

Should baby teeth be filled?

23rd June 2009

Data from 50 dentists compiled by researchers at Manchester University has shown that putting fillings into baby teeth may not be beneficial for the child.

Professor Martin Tickle, of the University of Manchester, saw no distinction in the amount of teeth removed for pain or infection regardless of whether fillings had been made to baby teeth or not. Dr Gail Topping, of the University of Dundee, said: "This is a really big question to answer. At the moment there is no clear winner and we do not know which is best to recommend. There is no guidance or mandate."

Share this page


There are no comments for this article, be the first to comment!

Post your comment

Only registered users can comment. Fill in your e-mail address for quick registration.

Your email address:

Your comment will be checked by a Healthcare Today moderator before it is published on the site.

Mayden - Innovative cloud-based web development for the healthcare sector
© Mayden Foundation 2018