‘Majority of toddlers will never go to dentist’
A majority of the children between the ages of 2 and 4 years, according to health insurers never at the dentist.
Only 37 percent of all infants come to control in a dentist, it is evident from data of the health insurance company Zilveren Kruis who AD Friday has been published.
Insurers CZ and Menzis confirm that children under the age of five nauweljiks to the dentist. After their fourth go children go to the dentist, but all damages are caused to the teeth, says the Dutch Association for Kinderandheelkunde (NVvK).
In the teeth of the child, then holes are created which easily can be stopped, say dentists. But they say that they are also children in their practice who need a root canal need or whose teeth need to be pulled.
Also, problems with baby teeth, sometimes working in a mature field, says the NVvK.