How Do You Control Sugar Cravings?

Too many sugary treats, over time, can lead to serious health problems including diabetes, heart disease and hypertension. But how can you control your sugar cravings? Well, keep reading to learn more.

Key takeaways:

  • Eat fruit to nourish your body with natural sugars.
  • Chew sugarless gum to tame sugar cravings and protect your teeth from cavities.
  • Distract yourself when sugar cravings hit; take a walk or a jog, for example.
  • Make a list of all your triggers and how you can safely avoid them.

Remember to stay hydrated and visit your dentist for your regular dental checkup to prevent complications like cavities.

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Dr Siddharth Wandrekar - Practice principal (GDC No. 170074)

BDS – India 2004, MSc Prosthetic Dentistry 2007 (London), MJDF Royal College of Surgeons England

Sidd has been with Brunel Dental Practice since 2011 and took over the practice in September 2016 after the previous principal retired.

Sidd qualified in 2004 from one of the prestigious Universities in India. He came to the UK and meritoriously obtained a Masters in Prosthetic Dentistry from King’s College, London. He then spent a year in a hospital environment being involved in major surgeries such as head and neck cancer, correction of jaw fractures and complex surgical removal of teeth. He moved to work as an Associate in Private and NHS practices in Scotland before joining Brunel Dental Practice.

Sidd enjoys dentistry because he can help everyone to achieve good dental health and overall well-being in a caring and comfortable environment.

He is married with two boys who keep him on his toes. He loves playing tennis and represents the local club in the regional Leagues. He loves to travel and visit offbeat places. He also has a keen interest in current affairs.

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