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Dental Care Could Reduce Chances Of Hypertension
Postmenopausal women have another reason to take good care of their teeth, after it was revealed that those with poor oral health are more likely to suffer from hypertension. This is according to a study from the University of Buffalo, which found ladies who had undergone menopause and had lost all their teeth had a higher chance of developing high Continue Reading
Sugar Tax Raises £153.8m To Tackle Childhood Obesity
The government’s recent tax on drink products containing added sugar has helped raise more than £150 million to tackle the growing problem of childhood obesity in the UK. In April 2018, the Soft Drinks Industry Levy (SDIL) was introduced to encourage manufacturers to reduce the amount of sugar they put in their products. As a result, the government has earned Continue Reading
Should Excessively Sugary Milkshakes Be Banned?
There’s a growing awareness of the damage we can do to our bodies by eating and drinking unhealthy things. High sugar consumption in particular is known to contribute to a variety of health conditions, from obesity to tooth decay. And now there are calls for excessively high-sugar milkshakes to be banned from sale. Dentistry.co.uk reported on the campaign from Action Continue Reading
How Many Fizzy Drinks Do Your Kids Drink?
  Parents keen to ensure that their children’s visits to the dentist in High Wycombe always go swimmingly and pain-free may want to make sure that they restrict their access to fizzy drinks… or they could find they end up in a very sticky situation indeed. Just take a look at what’s happened across the pond in France, where – Continue Reading
Blood Pressure Patients Told To Take Care Of Oral Health
We all know that it’s important to take care of our oral health, but for some people it could be even more vital to stay on top of brushing and flossing. New research carried out by the American Heart Association found that people who have high blood pressure and who have gum disease are less likely to respond to medication Continue Reading