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    Why a sweet tooth combined with lockdown are a bad combo.

    Why a sweet tooth combined with lockdown are a bad combo.

    Posted on 22 April, 2020 by Hillsborough Dental

    If you are anything like me you will have been opening the cupboards and fridge much more often during this lockdown period. I have a terribly sweet tooth so my choices are invariably poor ones.   Dental decay needs three things to occur – teeth, sugar and bacteria - eliminate any one of these and you solve the problem of decay.   However that is sadly impossible unless you would like to replace your teeth with a set of plastic dentures.  What we can aim to do is clean well with...