Research Shows Food Habits Can Increase Risk of Cavities
Healthy gums and teeth are important to good health overall. Research also shows a link between our food habits and oral health, with certain foods increasing the risk of cavities.
– Tap water, vegetables, fruit, milk and yoghurt are examples of foods which are good for healthy teeth.
– Constant snacking on sugary products (raisins, gummy bears) feeds the bacteria which cause cavities.
– Water is a healthy option, containing no sugar and washing sticky food particles from your teeth.
“Dairy products such as milk, yogurt, and cheese contain calcium, an important nutrient for healthy teeth and bones.”
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Dr. Fraser Hendrie BDS (Glasg.) MFGDP (UK)
Fraser is a Glasgow graduate with over 20 years of experience. He is the one of the principal dentists at Craigentinny Dental Care in Edinburgh. He has a reputation for consistent, high quality work and a love of innovation. Many of Dr Hendrie’s patients travel from the far reaches of Scotland, the UK and beyond. So wherever you live from Portobello or around Edinburgh to further afield he will be pleased to meet you. He is a member of the Student Clinicians of the American Dental Association, British Dental Association, the Association of Dental Implantology, and has studied at the Pankey Institute in Miami on several occasions. Fraser has particular interests in Dental Implantology, Preventive dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry and information technology. Fraser has also been admitted to the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners by examination. Fraser is married with two young children and lives in Edinburgh. In his free time he enjoys running, cycling, and kite-surfing.