‘Inadequate’ health response leaves 3.5bn with poor dental care

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Scientists call for reform, sugar regulation and transparency around dental research

Scientists are calling for radical reform of dental care, tighter regulation of the sugar industry and greater transparency around conflict of interests in dental research to tackle the high and rising toll of oral disease such as mouth cancers.

In a challenge to the global health community, a series in the Lancet medical journal argues that 3.5 billion people suffering from oral disease have been let down.

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