Our recommended lnks to websites that offer outstanding advice and provide important dental knowledge
Sugar, Weight & Dental Health
Findings From Research & Studies
The following articles highlight factors affecting our health
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.
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
Healthy Fat Diet Links
The following links support the LCHF approach to healthy living
Low Carb Moussaka
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