• Why do we give children so much sugar, and what can we do about it?

    Why do we give children so much sugar, and what can we do about it?

    Why do we give children so much sugar? Biscuits, cake, pocket money spent on sweets, more sweets given by relatives, goody bags and cake at birthday parties, and chocolate at Easter, Halloween, and Christmas. Children should get no more than 11 per cent of their calories from added sugar, yet according to a survey by

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  • Are you hiding a missing tooth?

    Are you hiding a missing tooth?

    Missing teeth can be literally no laughing matter, since the gaps in your smile can make you too self-conscious to smile or laugh. We’ve even known people who have declined social events due to their missing teeth. If a missing tooth has shattered your confidence, then worry no more: it’s relatively easy nowadays to replace

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  • Six ways alcohol abstinence could improve your oral health

    Six ways alcohol abstinence could improve your oral health

    Have you been abstaining from alcohol this January? As part of a recent custom known as ‘Dry January’, thousands of Britons have taken part in a month-long abstinence of alcohol. This is great for the health of their livers, but it’s also great for their oral hygiene too. Here’s six ways alcohol abstinence improves oral

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