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Jun 2015
13th
 

The Truth about Teeth Part 2

BBC 1 recently screened the second part of the series The Truth About Teeth. The program highlighted some very valid points which are worth repeating. 1. Gum inflammation can cause inflammation elsewhere in the body taking years of your life. Many studies are now linking gum disease with other systemic diseases. Maintaining oral health has never been so important. 2. Acid erosion is one of the biggest causes of tooth surface loss. Acid in foods and drinks can be deceptive. For example, fruit tea is incredibly acidic. Apple juice is actually more acidic than orange juice. 3. Hidden sugars in food are a major cause of tooth decay. Did you know that in a bowl of fruit and fibre cereal, there is the equivalent of 6-7 cubes of sugar! 4. Fear of the dentist is ten times higher than fear of seeing a doctor. This is one of the main reasons for not visiting the dentist. If you would like to discuss any of these points with us, please do not hesitate to contact us via e mail or telephone.

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Did you watch the BBC documentary yesterday 'The Truth about Teeth'? If not, it is well worth catching it on iPlayer. The programme highlighted significant statistics about dental attendance. Vast numbers of the population have not seen a dentist for many years. This is a shocking yet known reality. If you have not been to see a dentist for a while and are nervous about doing so, please feel free to give us a call just for a chat. We will talk to you about modern day dentistry and how many of the old fear… READ MORE
 

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