Why the UK needs to make changes.
We know that we need sugars in our diet to provide the energy we need to function. However, sugar is now too prevalent in our food and drinks that it can damage our health. The British Dental Health Foundation is supporting TV Chef Jamie Oliver in his campaign to eliminate excess sugar from our diets.
This is reflected in Oliver’s documentary ‘Jamie’s Sugar Rush’, which looked into the impact of sugar on our health, including dental health. What is becoming evident is that the consumption of sugar leads to the number one reason for children being in hospital, tooth decay.
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If you and your family are in any doubt about how to best look after your teeth and gums, then call us at Keppel Advanced Dentistry in Sutton, Surrey. We will be happy to talk you through how you can look after your family’s teeth at home as well as how we can support this with regular dental hygiene treatment.