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The sugary drinks curse
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The sugary drinks curse

The Pakistani population, the youth specifically, shows an alarmingly high inclination towards increased consumption of sugary beverages daily which are very damaging to general and well as oral health. Our mouth colonizes harmful bacteria that feed on the sugar we consume to produce acid which in turn can result in irreversible damage in the form…

Sugar causing children to lose precious teeth
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Sugar causing children to lose precious teeth

Just the thought of having a little one on the operating table is terrible, isn’t it? Yet, dentists these days complain of seeing children even younger than two years in the OT for the extraction of their baby teeth. And the cause? Sugar! Processed sugar is perhaps the worst form of poison available in the…

Dental is part of the Medical News Group of publications which in 1968 became the pioneer of medical journalism in Pakistan. Medical News is the only periodical in Pakistan which has 3 simultaneous editions from Karachi, Islamabad and online.

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