Verlinden followed the children from 6 months until they were 5 years old and looked at behaviour, attitude, knowledge, cost-effectiveness, and the risks of getting cavities. The parents who participated in GigaGaaf! received guidance from oral care professionals even before their child's first birthday. Other parents formed a control group, answered the same questions, but received no guidance. The data that Ashley collected in this way should answer the question of whether you can offer children better chances of having healthy teeth with the GigaGaaf! intervention. There are no firm conclusions yet due to 'corona delay', but: 'We can say that it looks hopeful.'
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