Posted on 15 May 2020
Do you have a sweet tooth? Sugar damages tooth enamel and this can lead to tooth sensitivity and cavities. A diet which is high in sugar has been linked to conditions like diabetes and heart disease.
It's no wonder doctors and dentists remind us to cut down on sugar -- but beating those sugar cravings can be tough.
- Keep a range of healthy snacks handy; fruit is ideal.
- Sugar-free chewing gum can help fight those cravings and prevent tooth decay too.
- Keeping active and reducing stress may also curb those cravings.
Reducing your sugar intake is great for your teeth and overall health. Your dentist will thank you for it. Remember to keep your checkups up to date and brush twice a day, too.
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