Are You a "Grazer?" You Could Be Harming Your Oral Health
Thanks to patient education and public health awareness, more people are seeing the dentist for routine care these days than ever before. So why are caries (cavities) still one of the most prevalent adult dental diseases?
The answer may be found in the fact that there has been a shift in our eating habits in recent years. Specifically, there has been an increase in snacking, a habit which has become commonly known as grazing. An article was recently published in the British Dental Journal, and the results showed that 83 percent of the UK adults surveyed said they consume at least one between-meal snack a day, and 47 percent ...