Monthly Archives: February 2015

Looking after your teeth this Valentine’s Day

February 10, 2015 / Posted By admin

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and with the supermarket shelves loaded with heart-shaped chocolates and biscuits it’s important to keep up with your dental routine. Here are some tips on how to protect your teeth this Valentine’s Day: Choose your confectionary wisely Avoid hard and sticky confectionary as these treats stick to the surfaces of teeth.  Caramels can promote tooth decay and can make it difficult to brush your teeth clean. Look out for sweets that contain xylitol, a sugar substitute that is not harmful to teeth.  Another good option is sugar free gum, which has a sweet taste with no added preservatives. Opt for dark chocolate instead of milk or white chocolate Indulging in chocolate isn’t necessarily a bad thing. However, dark chocolate is better ... Read more »

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