Social workers have urged the Hong Kong government to provide more dental subsidies for the elderly after a survey found toothache affected the sleep of those living below the poverty line three times more than the average old person.The survey, conducted by the Society for Community Organisation (SoCO) and the Elderly Rights League, covered 230 underprivileged people between May and July.SoCO community organiser Ivan Lin Wai-kiu said teeth problems were a serious health concern for the city’s….


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