Home Care for Kids in Light of New Research
It’s no secret that sugar is bad for your teeth. We have known this for decades and as sugar became more prevalent in the modern diet, fluoride was added to our water in most municipalities to help save teeth. While most people will still have at least one instance of decay during their lifetimes, losing teeth due to decay alone is no longer so common. It is much more common to lose teeth to gum disease, which affects over half of American adults.
New research shows that the biofilm that causes decay causes much more damage when it binds to certain strains of yeast. This combination is particularly detrimental to teeth ...