Friday, 2 March 2018 | Admin
The Context - Some Shocking Tooth Decay Facts!
• Over 179,000 teeth were extracted from 0-9-year-olds in dental practices in 2017.
• 25% of 5-year-olds suffer from tooth decay.
• Over 45,000 hospital admissions for 0-19-year-olds were due to tooth decay in 2017.
Friday, 23 February 2018 | Admin
Sipping acidic drinks such as fruit teas and flavoured water can wear away teeth and damage the enamel, an investigation by scientists has shown. The King's College London team found that drinking them between meals and savouring them for too long increased the risk of tooth erosion from acid. The research, in the British Dental Journal, looked at the diets of 300 people with severe erosive tooth wear. It said the problem was increasing as people snacked more.
Tuesday, 2 January 2018 | Admin
Public Health England (PHE) is helping parents take control of their children’s snacking by launching the first Change4Life campaign promoting healthier snacks. This is because half of children’s sugar intake, currently around 7 sugar cubes a day, comes from unhealthy snacks and sugary drinks, leading to obesity and dental decay.
Wednesday, 20 December 2017 | Admin
As well as sleigh bells and the ubiquitous sound of Slade’s festive hit, one of the noises of Christmas 2017 will be the popping of prosecco corks. In just a few years, the light, fizzy Italian wine has trounced all rivals to become the nation’s favourite celebratory drink. Women in particular can’t get enough of its bubbly luxuriousness — just like champagne, only far cheaper and sweeter.