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Early childhood caries and oral health care of Hong Kong preschool children.
Excerpts: Sociodemographic background There are a number of studies showing that socioeconomic factors are related to children’s dental caries experience.16,17,19,21 From 1993 to 2017, all oral health surveys concluded that household income was significantly associated with preschool children’s dental caries experience. Children from families with higher income and whose parents had a higher education level […]Hong Kong Toothpaste
Hong Kong preschoolers still have bad teeth: Study urges government action and parent awareness
The lack of progress in tackling tooth decay among preschool children in Hong Kong has raised concerns about government policy and public awareness of dental services for the young, a study has found. The article, published in the May edition of the Hong Kong Medical Journal, also pointed out that oral health of children remains […]Hong Kong
Why is Hong Kong still putting fluoride in its water supply?
Why is it some people in Hong Kong leap onto their high horse when they discover monosodium glutamate (MSG) has been added to their lunch noodles but don’t cause a ripple when they learn their domestic water supply is treated with a toxic chemical? Since 1961, domestic water in Hong Kong has been fluoridated to […]Hong Kong
Hong Kong’s five biggest drinking water reservoirs found to contain harmful chemicals
Hong Kong’s five biggest drinking water reservoirs have been found to contain harmful chemical compounds that could weaken immune systems and even lead to cancer, new Greenpeace research shows. The research also found that the three reservoirs holding water from the Dongjiang, a river in Guangdong province, contained higher levels of perfluorinated compounds, or PFCs, than the […]Hong Kong Perfluorinated chemicals
37 per cent of Hong Kong kindergarten pupils have rotten teeth, study finds
Despite a drop in the number of kindergarten pupils with tooth decay, the prevalence rate in Hong Kong remains higher than in Japan, Britain and the US. The University of Hong Kong’s Faculty of Dentistry found that two out of five children, or 37 per cent of the 23,000 pupils it examined in the last […]Hong Kong
Distribution characteristics of fluoride and aluminum in soil profiles of an abandoned tea plantation and their uptake by six woody species
Abstract Distribution characteristics of fluoride (F) and aluminum (Al) in soil profiles of an abandoned tea plantation in Hong Kong and their uptake by six woody species namely Camellia sinensis, Melastoma affine, Sterculia lanceolata, Ardisia crenata, Acacia formosa and Machilus thunbergii were investigated. C. sinensis accumulated both F (656 mg/kg in the leaves) and Al […]Hong Kong Miscellaneous