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Capital Dental together with The New Zealand Dental Association is committed to promote oral health and reduce the impact of oral diseases on general health. Friday, November 7th has been designated to be the National Oral Health Day Dental fitness campaign key messages are; 1. Brush twice a day
Laurence Fisher, Petone dentist and local author, is excited to announce the arrival of his first book for children. With colourful, detailed illustrations aimed at pre-schoolers, No Picky Picky tells the story of Tom who likes picking his nose more than anything. It explores the weird and wonderful
Hello Everyone This years National Oral Health Day is on the 6th of November and its a day aimed to raise awareness on the potentional damage Soft Drinks have on teeth. The campaign is SWITCH TO WATER. The challenge issued to you is to switch your sugary drinks to water for 30 days. Are you up for
By Dr Laurence Fisher I have recently celebrated 24 years as a dentist, 29 since starting my training, which helps to explain why all these grey hairs are appearing . In this job, you are always learning- every day brings with it something new. It seems a good time to reflect, to consider what are
When you eat something loaded with sugar, your taste buds, your gut and your brain all take notice. This activation of your reward system is not unlike how bodies process addictive substances such as alcohol or nicotine -- an overload of sugar spikes dopamine levels and leaves you craving more.
For the first time in my career, children’s teeth are deteriorating. I watch Peter Dunne on television and he states that sugar is not the problem, and more fluoride will fix it anyway. What planet does he live on? Is this genuine or wilful ignorance? He is wrong on both counts and, without doubt,
The NZDA is launching National Oral Health Day annual awareness campaign. This dedicated national day will be celebrated during the first Friday in November every year. The aim of this day is to raise awareness about the importance of oral health through education, advocacy and access to oral care.
Capital Dental together with The New Zealand Dental Association is committed to promote oral health and reduce the impact of oral diseases on general health. Friday, November 7th has been designated to be the National Oral Health Day Dental fitness campaign key messages are; 1. Brush twice a day
Dr Mary Vernon, MD, is one of the world's foremost experts on treating obesity and diabetes with low carbohydrate nutrition. She is a practicing family physician, educates doctors on low carb and is active in and former president of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (doctors specializing
Professor Robert Lustig at TEDxBermuda, talks about Sugar and how a Calorie is not a calorie! It has been shown that some calories cause disease more than others and that different calories are metabolised differently.

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