Press coverage of Prof Phil Wilson's work with Glasgow, St Andrew's, Napier and Strathclyde universities on dental data linkage
LAC Dental project:
Looked After Children – Access to Dental Services and Oral Health in Scotland: a pathfinder national cross-sectoral record- linkage study.
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Nearly half of children in care do not attend dentist regularly, study finds (Web)
Buchan Observer - 31/08/2017
(Note: this story originated from PA and appeared across multiple newspaper websites).
Kids in care more likely to have a tooth out (Web) Morning Star Online - 31/08/2017
BBC Radio Scotland - 31 August 2017 - 07:18:42
BBC Radio Scotland - 31/08/2017 07:18:42
A study looking at the dental health of children in Scotland has found stark difference between those in general population and those in care. Includes interview with Dr Alex McMahon of Glasgow University.
Heart Scotland West - 31 August 2017 - 06:04:05
Heart Scotland West - 31/08/2017 06:04:05
Scotland's most vulnerable children are twice as likely to have their teeth taken out, according to Glasgow University researchers.
Central 103.1 FM - 31 August 2017 - 06:00:44
Central 103.1 FM - 31/08/2017 06:00:44
Children in care in Scotland are twice as likely to need dental treatment, according to research by the University of Glasgow.
BBC Radio Scotland - 30 August 2017 - 08:05:08
BBC Radio Scotland - 30/08/2017 08:05:08
Children in care have much poorer dental health than the general population, according to new research led by the University of Glasgow.