MSNBC reported on a recent, large scale government survey which confirms a disturbing fact. Our preschoolers are experiencing an increase in cavities which they’re linking to the obesity problem. “Tooth decay in young childrenâ€™s baby teeth is on the rise, a worrying trend that signals the preschool crowd is eating too much sugar, according to the largest government study of the nationâ€™s dental health in more than 25 years.”
As I have mentioned a few times, by switching to tea and shifting away from high sugar beverages and juices, we can impact both of these troublesome issues. Don’t forget to use some white tea as a gargle for the whole family, swishing it around in your mouth after brushing your teeth, just before bed. My dentist actually said he didn’t even recognize my mouth after I’d been doing that for 6 months. My gingivitis was a thing of the past and not one cavity in the last 4 years. To read the whole story, you’ll find it here.