Posts Tagged ‘ Sugar ’

6 Reasons Why You Should Start Eating Less Sugar

Friday, February 17th, 2017
Girl eating sugar lollipop

That tasty treat could be harming your pearly whites.

Whether you watch the news, read magazines, or just pay attention to what is lining store shelves, you’re probably aware that sugar isn’t the healthiest thing to put into your body. Recent research has continued to unearth less-than-attractive information about the effects of sugar consumption on physical health and oral health. Here are seven of our top reasons why you should cut back on sugar for your oral health and overall health. (more…)

What Are “Hidden” Sugars and How Can They Hurt Your Teeth?

Monday, February 1st, 2016
You know this is horrible for your teeth, but so are many other foods and drinks that you think are harmless!

You know this is horrible for your teeth, but so are many other foods and drinks that you think are harmless!

Even though you know how bad sugar is for your teeth, and even though you go to great lengths to avoid it in great quantities, the sad fact is that even passing up candy, ice cream and cake isn’t necessarily enough to ward off cavities and other sugar-related tooth issues. Many foods have “hidden” sugars that will cause cavities and tooth decay just as surely as downing spoonfuls of unadulterated sugars will. Learning what those foods are will help in the never-ending fight against cavities. (more…)