[Series] Dental Resolutions For The New Year – Resolution #3 Like many Australians, it is quite likely that your level of sugar consumption reached its peak during the festive season. The post-festive period is often a time where people resolve to eat less sugary foods.
Diet and Dental Decay
What you eat has a great influence on your dental health and experience of dental disease. Read articles about diet and dental decay here.
Warning: This video is cringe-worthy; watching someone guzzle down a glassful of fat is not a pleasant experience! In fact, the underlying message could hardly be provided more graphically, but what an important message it is! This video encourages Australians to rethink their consumption of sugary drinks.
Fructose, sucrose, maltose, syrup, molasses, xylose, saccharose— you know the most common term for all these? Sugar. It is important to know the amount of sugar present in the food we eat, not only for the sake of our dental health but also for our general health. So how much sugar is in your everyday […]
National Nutrition Week occurs every year in October. Oral health is always a timely topic of discussion, no matter what time of year. However, a national observance like this helps highlight the importance that nutrition plays in maintaining good oral health.
A 2012 study examined the oral health of students during and after their exams. It showed that those who were under academic stress “had a higher level of tooth decay than those students with low stress levels”. It seems that exams and tooth decay are linked. The reason? Well, there were several, and it all […]