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Draft legislation for the proposed sugar tax was published recently, in an attempt to tackle tooth decay, obesity, diabetes and other serious conditions. For dentists, GP’s and other health professionals this is a step in the right direction, suggesting positive movements towards change. However, for the big drinks companies this spells taxation, inconvenience ...READ MORE
The famous Coca Cola truck is due to visit Wales in a matter of days, touring all around the country. With many of the public having expressed interest and excitement in going to see the truck, local dentists have a different view on the festivities.The truck is synonymous with the yule tide season, ...READ MORE
According to researchers, the price of sweets and fizzy drinks should be doubled to reduce tooth decay among children; there are calls for a 100% sugar tax to be added to soft drinks and confectionary in order to deal with an epidemic of cavities and dental problems currently affecting the public. It could also help ...READ MORE
Leading dentists have called for all sugary drinks, including energy drinks, to be banned from schools to try and prevent or reduce tooth decay; a condition that affects around a quarter of children of school age. Crisps, sweets, and fizzy drinks have already been removed from schools run by the council but energy drinks ...READ MORE
Those who drink red wine and coffee regularly have been warned that consuming large amounts of the drinks could lead to badly stained teeth which need cosmetic dentistry work.Writing on the Bella Sugar page, one blogger said that as well as dark-coloured wine and strong coffee, some types of tea and fizzy drinks ...READ MORE
People who frequently consume fizzy drinks have been warned that they could be causing a need for emergency dentistry, as these beverages are as damaging to teeth as stomach acid.The Vancouver Sun highlighted the case of teenager Kyla Kieltyka, who developed so many cavities that her dentist feared she was bulimic and had ...READ MORE
Falling victim to last-chance syndrome could leave you vulnerable to needing emergency dentistry soon, festive revellers have been warned.Writing for HealthZone.ca, dentists Michael Roizen and Mehmet Oz said this is the temptation to have a blowout on sweet snacks before the diet kicks in come new year.However, they pointed out that ...READ MORE
Teeth can suffer long-term damage if people regularly indulge in high sugar drinks, a dental specialist has claimed.Frequent exposure to the acidity in carbonated drinks can cause tooth enamel erosion, it has been warned, which can then lead to decay due to the high sugar content also found in the products.Dr Nigel ...READ MORE
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