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Rethink the Sugary Drink

Welcome to the Blog of Cumberland Dental!

Whether you are an existing patient or searching for a dentist in the Cumberland Park area, we're excited you are here. With the dental industry advancing, we recognize the importance of keeping our patients and visitors up to date with all of the new and exciting things taking place in our practice.

As we move forward with our blog, we hope to promote dental awareness as a vital part of your healthy lifestyle. Here you will find a variety of articles and topics including dental news, advancements in dental technology and treatment, practical dental health advice and updates from Dr. Gaffey and his staff.

We hope you find our blog to be helpful, engaging and informational to ensure your best dental health.

As always, feel free to contact us with any dental questions or concerns.

--The Cumberland Dental Team

Rethink the Sugary Drink

The consumption of sugary drinks in Australia is becoming quite a concern nation wide. Roughly half of all males had consumed a soft drink the day before the recent Australian Bureau of Statistics survey was taken. Cumberland Dental supports the Rethink Sugary Drink campaign.

Sugary drinks have high levels of acid which dissolve tooth structure; the instant sugar hit also has an effect on insulin levels and the pancreas. Your teeth will be at higher risk of decay and your are more likely to put on weight overall. It is clearly time for Australians to think about what they are drinking. It is really easy for young people with no history of decay to come into our clinic and need 6 or more fillings. Rethink that Sugary Drink.

For more information head to the ADAVB website.


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