Sugar Puts a Higher Risk for Dental Decay

Everything in moderation – we all know that a high sugar intake isn’t good for your overall general health and especially your oral health.

A high sugar diet puts you at a higher risk for dental decay. It is very important that you practice good oral hygiene if you are consuming sugary drinks and foods. You can easily reduce your risk of dental decay by brushing 2-3 times per day with fluoridated toothpaste, daily flossing, drinking fluoridated water and 6 monthly dental visits.

After consuming sugar in your diet it is advisable to rinse your mouth with water. Doing this will cut the time in half that the sugar stays in your mouth, giving the sugar less opportunity to damage to your teeth. Crona | Hygienist