Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) May 27, 2013
A leading dentist serving the Charlotte, NC community is challenging traditional weigh management companies like Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig and the South Beach Diet. He believes the strong message with all these diet programs, as well as most of the popular diets on the market today, suggests frequent eating as part of their formula for shedding unwanted pounds, is problematic. He is recommending a healthy diet program called "Better Health - Better Teeth" that promotes better preventative dentistry by eating less often.
Dr. James Wells explains, “These diets require eating throughout the day to keep you from getting hungry, but this frequent eating produces a steady stream bacteria in the mouth which causes tooth decay.” He goes on to say, “I question whether humans were intended to eat and/or drink so often. Prior to our diet crazed society, meals were typically spread out through the day, giving our saliva time to neutralize decay.”
Dr. Wells wants to change how we’ve traditionally been taught to take care of our teeth and gums. He reports, “Recent studies have shown there are other factors, bedsides good oral hygiene like brushing, that define a healthy lifespan of a tooth including diet, timing and frequency of eating, and understanding the mouth’s natural healing repair process.
“We have to rethink our approach to oral health,” says Dr. Wells. “When it comes to managing a daily diet, we all know that sugar is the main culprit for tooth decay, but we also need to be concerned about diets high in carbohydrates like some fruits, juices, peanut butter, crackers and potato chips.”
Wells explains that timing is also important when it comes to oral health. After eating, the combination of bacteria and food ca
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