Chris Harper

Chris Harper

Author at Dentistry Online

Dr Chris Harper BDS works as a GDP in Devon after qualifying from Bristol Dental Hospital in 2009. He blogs and lectures about various topics including organising your life and incorporating photography into your daily routines. He also teaches undergraduates as a clinical supervisor for Plymouth University.

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How does excessive sugar consumption impact oral and general health?

Chris Harper examines the impact of excessive sugar consumption on oral and general health, and suggests some alternatives to refined sugar. In this article, I will highlight the dietary modifications that both you and your patients can make to your diet to extensively cut your intake of free sugars. That said, attempting to provide comprehensive … Continued

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The sweetest poison – the relationship between sugar and health

  In part one of this series, Chris Harper looks into the relationship of sugar and health and the impact of sugar on oral and general health. Our bodies are hardwired to see sugar as a reward and find consuming sweet foods pleasurable. Tens of thousands of years ago, this gave us an evolutionary advantage. … Continued

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