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Your child's dental problems maybe linked to watching TV

DNAHM128510 | 6/18/2019 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :581

Dental care: Study finds a strong link between television viewing & dental caries among children

Are you worried about dental caries or decay in your tiny tots? Parents perhaps need to keep a check on television viewing duration of the children. A study conducted by a post graduate student of Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry at College of Dental Sciences & Research Center, Gujarat University has found a strong link between television viewing and dental caries among children.
Dr Vaibhav Kotecha, who hails from Rajkot undertook a study on 500 children as part of his final year project but he finalized his sample with 115 students that included 69 boys and 46 girls. Out of the 115, 11 never watched television. Out of 69 children, 42 children had caries who snacked once in front of TV and 25 children had c
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