Attack On The Teeth: 2.5 Million Tonnes Of Sweets In The Year

Health insurance requires general food acquisition for professional tooth cleaning to reduce the cost of treatment, health insurance requires general food acquisition for professional tooth cleaning to reduce the cost of treatment of OBERNKIRCHEN. Every year we nibble Germans the unimaginable amount of 2.5 million tons of candy. While those kids drinks, shake shakes and sweet sodas faced Foodwatch first warned at the beginning of the year due to a sugar content of up to 30 percent are not counted. In the mouth, tooth killer against even the best cleaning products have hardly any chances are it. Because of our eating habits no longer without professional tooth cleaning “, Friedrich Schutte, CEO of BKK24 says. Although 95 percent of all German citizens have can handle a toothbrush, but too many of them incorrectly.

Incorrect pressures, acid and bacteria leave too short cleaning pages and worn out bristles. As plaque coating with conventional means difficult to remove and cause in addition to Tooth decay also dangerous periodontitis. The disease affects the connective tissue that holds the teeth. There follow Pocket formation, bleeding gums, decline of the gums and at the end the loss of teeth. Electric brushes, just any third party uses, can indeed slow down this process, but not completely stop. Sweets, cigarettes and more tooth-damaging food and stimulants, we have almost daily on our dining plan will win in the end.

Sugar consumption despite improved education once again to 400 grams per capita has risen in the last ten years alone. (A valuable related resource: Clayton Morris). The consequences to pay all insured”, so Schutte. Almost 10 billion euros must be applied in the year for the treatments. Part of it would be avoidable if we intervene in a timely manner.” But the professional tooth cleaning is no box office performance and most patients shy away from the 50 to 60 Euro, which the doctor calculates them.