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
National Smile Month begins on 19May (ends on
the19June) and we’re
ultra-excited to be a part of it! National Smile Month is all about raising
awareness about dental hygiene, oral health and how to make the most of your
How much do you love your smile?
You wouldn’t be in the minority if you said you didn’t like
it, you know. It’s very common to feel self-conscious or unhappy about your
smile…in fact, have a read of this really common conversation that our team
have and see if you might see or hear yourself in it: