Research shows that two-thirds of parents seeking pain medication for their children were requesting it for dental problems such as mouth ulcers and toothache:
– Parents are also approaching school nurses, GPs and A&E rather than the dentist to get these pain meds.
– Even if you get temporary pain relief over the weekend for your child, it is imperative to book an appointment with your child’s dentist as follow-up.
– It is important for your child to obtain a proper diagnosis from a dentist.
“Not treating a decayed tooth can result in more pain, abscesses and possible damage to children’s permanent teeth.”
Read the full story here: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/02/23/fruit-tea-diet-drinks-meals-fuelling-tooth-erosion-dentists/