Sugar and Children’s Oral Health: Top Tips for Patients
Sugary drinks are a major contributor to the tooth decay problem. Even pure natural juices have a high content of natural sugars which could also pose problems.
- Children should be supervised to brush teeth with fluoride toothpaste twice every day until seven years of age.
- The frequency and amount of sugary drinks and snacks should be reduced.
- Make regular visits to the dentist so that dental problems are detected early and treated.
When it comes to oral health, we believe in #preventionfirst: tooth decay is an avoidable disease and we are campaigning for Government’s to take this problem seriously, to act now and invest in real prevention.
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Dr Nicholas Riley BDS 1996, MJDF 2012
Nik qualified from Cardiff Dental School in 1996. He has always had a keen interest in clinical excellence, and further education. He recently gained his MJDF qualifications Nik dedicates much of his time to attending many world renowned courses in restorative, aesthetic and implant dentistry, so he can ensure that patients benefit from the most up to date solutions.