New Issue of Denver Vital Signs: How Sugary Drinks Harm Children's Dental Health in Denver

January 08, 2019

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Dental caries describes the disease which results in cavities. It is the most common chronic disease in children - seven times more common than obesity and five times more common than asthma - yet largely preventable. Sugars, including those in fruit juice and sugary drinks, play a role in the development of caries. Read more about the negative effects of sugary drinks on dental health, and what we can do about it in Denver.