Pentox wrote:The main reason that the British are known for bad teeth is a different reason though. Due to British medical policies, orthodontics are considered non-essential, so it's not something everyone gets. As a result their teeth go uncorrected unlike the US where most children who need it nowadays tend to get braces.
Most children whose family can afford it
, you mean. That problem is the same in both North America and the UK.
Incidentally, basic dental care is free on the National Health Service in the UK... or it was when I last lived there, at any rate. That did impress me.