Sugar Industry Influenced Research on Tooth Decay, Documents Reveal | Pediatric and Laser Dentistry

Written by David Mills | Published on March 10, 2015

A report released today shows the sugar industry steered national dental policies away from reductions in sugar consumption to prevent tooth decay.

The sugar industry worked closely with health organizations in the 1960s and early 1970s to develop dental policies that didn’t discourage children from eating sugar.

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