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Sugar, Weight & Dental Health
Findings From Research & Studies

The following articles highlight factors affecting our health

Periodontal Disease:
Causes And Prevention

Links between gum disease and coronary artery disease, diabetes etc. 

1. Nearly 60 per cent of Kiwis not brushing their teeth every day, research shows
2. Commercial baby food full of sugar, empty fillers – expert comments
3. Kiwi babies being weaned on to high-sugar diets from 4 months old, health group says
4. Overweight children comfort eat a new study shows
5. Fresh call for sugar tax follows damning review of child obesity plan
6. Government targets overweight mums, toddlers
7. How can you cut out sugar from your kids' diets?

Smoking & Oral Health

Smoking and other tobacco products can lead to gum disease by affecting the attachment of bone and soft tissue to your teeth.

Laser Gum Surgery

Lasers have revolutionized multiple industries, and oral care is no exception. 

Inflamed Gums
Signs, Causes And Prevention

Inflammation of the gums is a health problem that should be taken seriously. When the condition persists over an extended period, it can lead to periodontal disease and potential tooth loss and can be associated with a potential risk of heart attack and/or stroke.

How It Affects Our Health

The following articles highlight the dangers of sugar to our health

Low Carb
Healthy Fat Diet Links

The following links support the LCHF approach to healthy living

Low Carb Moussaka

Recommended Recipe

 Dental Association highlight range of actions for sugary drinks
The Dangers of Sugary Drinks

The following artivles highlight the dangers of soft drinks to our health

  • Coca-Cola Amatil NZ boss Chris Litchfield says soft drinks are fine in moderation

  • Call for ban on all juices and soft drinks in schools as 29,000 kids' teeth pulled in a year

  • Ground-breaking sugary drinks policy at Nelson Marlborough DHB

  • New Zealand dentist Rob Beaglehole convinces World Health Organisation to remove sugary drinks

NZDA Position on Young Adults and Adolescent Oral Health
Information on Fluoride
Periodontal Disease And Obesity
Normal bacterial colonies in human body linked to presence of cancer of the mouth and throat
Low Carb Breakfasts
Lesley's Top Tips
The New Zealand Dental Hygienists Association
Chewing Gum
What’s the story with gaggers?