National Smile Day – top tips to keep that grin perfect!


Look after your teeth! Tooth decay is caused by too much sugar in our diets.
Did you know a child’s recommended daily sugar intake is:

BEWARE – Sugar Alert!

Kids – An average kid’s breakfast of cereal, toast with Nutella and a smoothie could contain as much as 15 teaspoons of sugar!

Mums – watch out for sushi, some low fat yoghurts, salad dressings and soups!

HIDDEN SUGARS:

Try some natural sugar alternatives such as agave, coconut sugar and rice malt syrup.

Need some inspiration? Take a look at these sugar-free recipes

Watch Metamorphosis Orthodontic’s video on how to keep those precious teeth in tip-top condition.

Finally, visit the hygienist every 3-4 months

Below: A child with bad tooth decay from excess sugar and not visiting the hygienist!



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