Eight reasons to quit sugar

Natasha Wilcock Dental Health Leave a Comment

These are some of the recent headlines about sugar… “Removing sugar from diet for just nine days can have ‘dramatic results’, new study claims.”  Independent “Sugar is as dangerous as alcohol and tobacco, warn health experts.” The Telegraph “Sugar is addictive, warns top doctor.” The Times Sugar seems to have replaced fat as the number one food to avoid due …

Think before you grab a soft drink!

David Bretton Dental Health Leave a Comment

The term ‘soft drink’ covers a vast array of beverages from carbonated, sports and energy drinks to fruit juices, dilutables and bottled waters. In the UK, we consume around 14 billion litres of soft drinks each year, with children and adolescents being most likely to consume more than any other age group. Here, Dentist, David Bretton, considers the effects of …

How bananas could make a monkey out of your teeth

How bananas could make a monkey of your teeth!

Jo Dickinson Dental Health Leave a Comment

I once spent some time with some cyclists. It was an eye-opening experience, because without a doubt they took their sport really seriously, more seriously than any other amateur sport that I have come across. I quickly concluded that any man who shaves his legs and plunges into a bathtub full of ice after a ride is either incredibly committed …

Sweet Cravings Part 2

Sugar Cravings – part two!

Becky Hargreaves Dental Health Leave a Comment

I’m just over two weeks into my ‘Ultimate Dechox’ challenge and no one will be more surprised than me to hear that I haven’t actually missed chocolate once! I’ve quickly come to realise that when I was dipping into the biscuit tin or my chocolate stash, I wasn’t doing it because I was hungry – it was just a force …

Sweet Cravings part two

Sweet Cravings! Part One

Becky Hargreaves Dental Health Leave a Comment

Did you know that nearly 8 in 10 people fantasise about having a sweet treat at least once a day? I would have to admit to craving something sweet a number of times each day and usually succumbing to that urge! That’s why this March I’m taking part in the British Dental Heart Foundation’s ‘Ultimate Dechox challenge’ – cutting out …

Rotten Diet Rotten Teeth

Rotten Diets, Rotten Teeth – Tips On How To Keep Your Child’s Diet Healthy

Natasha Wilcock Dental Health Leave a Comment

Alongside good dental hygiene such as tooth brushing and regular dental visits, effective nutritional advice is a key strategy in the drive to reduce dental decay. Here I take a look at how drivers of prevention and treatment need to work together effectively to strengthen and protect the teeth of our children and offer some tips on what you can …