Posts in Children's Teeth
Is Chewing Gum Good Or Bad For Your Teeth?

DID YOU KNOW that the average American consumes 1.8 pounds of gum each year? As for us Brits, we are the second biggest consumers of gum in the world; with 120 to 130 sticks per person each year With so much gum going into our mouths it’s important to know how chewing gum affects our dental health. You may have heard that it’s both good and bad for your teeth… so what’s the real answer? Read on to find out!

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Four year old boy loses teeth even before starting pre-school

ONE of the most distressing things I see as a dental hygiene therapist are young children whose teeth are in such poor condition that extraction is the only option.

This happened only recently at the practice where a new patient, a four-year-old boy, had to have several decaying teeth removed. His poor mum was wracked with guilt because she thought she had made the right choices for him, but was forced to concede that she should really have known better.

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