Egg-cellent tips on how to avoid dental decay this Easter

Healthy teeth at Easter

It’s that time of the year again – chocolate eggs are circulating offices everywhere and kids are on the hunt for those delicious little treats. But if there's one thing we do know about chocolate, it's that it is filled with sugar, which can ultimately lead to tooth decay.

Easter is a key time of year to deliver some important messages, especially after recently learning that the Royal College of Surgeons have indicated that tooth extractions for pre-school children have surged by 24% in just 10 years.

This astronomical number is not only unacceptable, but it’s also easily avoidable.

Here are my tips on how parents can help prevent this unnecessary yet growing trend. (This also applies to us adults who enjoy the odd chocolate egg or two).