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New sugary drinks tax is an excellent first step says BDA

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The Sugar Tax came into force in England on the 6th April, this article by the BDA welcomes the levy, as do we all at Lifeline Dental! The tax will hopefully start to reduce the devastating effect that sugar has on our teeth, oral health and our health in general.

There are some shocking statistics in the article including one report that states that 'around one in eight children admits to drinking sugary drinks at least four times a day'. At Lifeline Dental we will always promote healthy consumption of food & drink and minimising sugary foods in our diets. We will be closely following how the introduction of the tax affects oral health.

Read the full BDA Article