Dentists warn of child tooth decay crisis as extractions hit new high

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NHS surgeons removed multiple teeth from under-18s in England a record 42,911 times in 2016-17, figures show

NHS surgeons are performing record numbers of operations to pull out rotten teeth in children.

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