diet and dentistry Archives - Corinna Dental Group

Effects Of Energy Drinks On Dental Fillings

Studies have shown how drinking sports and energy drinks can contribute to dental erosion (http://www.ada.org/news/5970.aspx). Now this interesting study conducted by researchers from Turkey showed how long-term exposure of dental restorative material to  these types of drinks can have an effect on its surface hardness. To be effective, dental composites must be durable and according …Read More

Braces and Healthy Eating

One of the challenges orthodontics patients face is avoiding foods that are hard to chew. These foods include fruits and vegetables, which provide important nutrients to the body. Since people with braces have to be mindful of what they eat, more often than not, they consume less proteins and other key nutrients that are present …Read More

How To Care For Your Braces

This detailed article by Colgate provides information for people wearing braces. It explains why more care is needed during orthodontic treatment, and why careful attention to cleaning is so important. It tells which foods are tooth-friendly, and which are best avoided while wearing braces. It then warns about habits to avoid (like biting your fingernails!) …Read More

Green Is For Go! Colour-Coded Food Labels Identify High-Sugar Foods

Kids generally don’t read labels of food packaging so they are probably not very often aware of all the hidden sugars in the processed foods they commonly enjoy. The British Dental Health Foundation supports a proposal by the British Heart Foundation and the Children’s Food Campaign to adapt a nutritional labeling scheme using the colours …Read More

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