Dr Rachel Maynard and her son
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Mum tells of shock at five-year-old's rotten teeth

Mother-of-two Dr Rachel Maynard has told the Victoria Derbyshire programme of her shock and embarrassment after discovering her five-year-old son needed two rotten teeth removed.

The Local Government Association has said more than 100 operations a day are being carried out in hospitals in England to remove rotten teeth from children and teenagers at a cost of £35m a year.

Watch the full interview here.

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  • 15 Apr 2016
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