fast approaching we decided to research sugar content in popular Easter eggs.
Do you know the amount of sugar contained? Particularly those marketed to
Public Health England guidancerecommends that children aged 4 to 10 years should eat
no more than the equivalent of 5 to 6 cubes of sugar each day, but data shows
children are consuming, on average 13 cubes.
Many children today receive several chocolate eggs
from different relatives and friends, and we want you to be aware of what’s in
these products and the harm it can have on your teeth and body.
You may ask what the health of your
mouth has to do with your overall health? But in a word, plenty! A look inside your mouth, or a swab of saliva
can tell your doctor so much about what's going on inside the rest of your body,
this often serves as a helpful vantage point for detecting the early signs and
symptoms of systemic disease. Systemic conditions such as AIDS or diabetes, for
example, often first become apparent as mouth lesions or other oral problems.
In fact, according to the Academy
of General Dentistry,
more than 90 percent of all systemic diseases produce oral signs and
The National Smile Month is 15th May- 15th June.
Beaufort Dental Health Centre will be having various Exhibtions and giving out samples of Dental Health Products during this time to all our patients.
We want to raise of a healthy diet and the link between good oral health and good overall body health.
Of course, there is still much to do to improve the
nation’s oral health. Here’s just some of the reasons why we are
continuing to campaign together to give us all an even bigger ‘Smile