You are what you drink (including your teeth)

One of the more frequent conversations in dental offices every day revolves around healthy eating, both for general and dental health. Most of us are already very aware of the dental risks associated with consuming excessive sugar, particularly the sticky sugars found in gum, toffee and other sticky sweets. But when it comes to beverages, […]

Childhood obesity on the rise

It seems as though everywhere I turn lately, the media is covering another story on childhood obesity. We are in a crisis and our kids are getting fatter. One third of our children are overweight or obese; diabetes is on the rise; and for the first time in history, our kids are not expected to […]