Harriet Scotl


  1. Oral health in New Zealand children Introduction

    This literature review is based on how the socioeconomic status of a child affects their oral health. In New Zealand, oral health is one of the most established chronic diseases (Ministry of Health, 2010), with dental carries being the most prevalent oral health issue in New Zealand children (Birse, 2004). Bach and Manton (2014) state that dental caries are one of the most common reasons that a child is admitted to hospital in New Zealand. Key themes that will be discussed based on…