Dietary Advice

Eat your way to better dental health

Your diet has just as big an impact on your oral health as it does your general health. Although it’s great to enjoy a snack now and then; snacking on sugary treats between meals, drinking soft and sports drinks as well as drinks with high acidity contribute to dental decay and chemical erosion of teeth.

Food that contains sugar support plaque formation that produces an acid that can attack the enamel of your teeth after consuming these products. Frequent consumption of these foods makes you predisposed to dental decay and diseases such as gum disease.

Being overweight and obesity also predisposes you to Sleep Disordered breathing, Craniofacial and jaw pain.