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ADA NSW President Dr Kathleen Matthews highlights the importance of minimising sugary treats during the pandemic

6 August 2020
The Daily Mail Australia 
Reporter: Lauren Ferri

ADA NSW President Dr Kathleen Matthews has spoken with The Daily Mail Australia highlighting the importance of minimising sugary treats during the pandemic. 

Dentists are urging people not to use social distancing as an excuse to skip dental appointments, as checkups are needed now more than ever as people are indulging in sugary treats during lockdown.

Dr Matthews said the increased consumption of sugary snacks while staying at home meant tooth decay and oral health issues were rising.

A Monash University study has found almost half of Australians aged 18-29 are feeling the pressures of the pandemic and turn to sugary treats to boost their mood.

Read the full Daily Mail Australia article here >

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