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Nov 2015
3rd
 

Footballers and rotting teeth!

In a recent study by UCL, shocking statistics were found on the levels of tooth decay and gum disease on footballers. The article was in the Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/science/science-news/11970016/Premier-League-footballers-plagued-by-rotting-teeth-UCL-finds.html We have certainly seen decay present within the sports industry due to the diet that is often required for energy levels. For instance, energy sports drinks are FULL of sugar. These drinks are often sipped throughout training ses… READ MORE
Sep 2014
2nd
 

Back to school! Tips on children's oral health

It is that time of year again- back to school. The summer holidays are over and the new school year begins. Oh well, never mind, it will be half term soon! Here are some useful tips on maintaining your child's oral health for the new school year: 1. Avoid sugary drinks. Fizzy drinks are especially bad. Did you know that a can of cola contains 4 tablespoons of sugar. Yes, that is correct- tablespoons not teaspoons. 2. Avoid snacking on processed snacks such as the weird and wonderful shaped crisps. These … READ MORE
 

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